During your travels to Macedonia please consider that all the government institutions as well as most of the private companies (yes that includes shops and malls) will be closed if it is a national holiday. To help plan your vacation to the dot, take a look at our list of holidays in Macedonia.
For all citizens (non-working days for everyone)
January 1, 2015 - Thursday| First day of New Year**January 7, 2015 - Wednesday|Christmas**April 13, 2015 - Monday|Easter**May 1, 2015 - Friday|Labour Day**May 24, 2015 - Sunday & Monday|Ss. Cyril and Methodius Day**July 17, 2015 - Friday|Ramadan**August 2, 2015 - Sunday & Monday|Ilinden, Republic Day**September 8, 2015 - Tuesday|Independence Day**October 11, 2015 - Sunday & Monday|National Uprising Day**October 23, 2015 - Friday|Day of the Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle**December 8, 2015 - Tuesday|St. Clement Day
For Orthodox Christian (non-working days for most of the country)
January 6, 2015 - Tuesday|Day before Christmas**January 19, 2015 - Monday|Vodici (Baptism of Jesus Christ)**April 10, 2015 - Friday|Holy Friday (Great Friday, Good Friday)**May 26, 2015 - Friday|Pentecost**August 28, 2015 - Friday|Assumption of the Virgin Mary**
For the minority groups (Non-Working days for those minoritiy groups)
April 6, 2015 - Monday|Catholic Easter (Catholic Holiday)**November 1, 2015 - Sunday|All Saints Day (Catholic Holiday)**December 25, 2015 - Friday|Christmas (Catholic Holiday)**September 24, 2015 - Thursday|Eid al-Adha, Kurban Bayram (Muslim Holiday)**November 22, 2015 - Sunday|Albanian Alphabet Day (Albanian Holiday)**January 27, 2015 - Tuesday|St. Sava Day (Serbian Holiday)**April 8, 2015 - Wednesday|International Romani Day (Romani Holiday)**May 23, 2015 - Saturday|National Day of the Vlachs (Vlach Holiday)**September 23, 2015 - Wednesday|Yom Kippur (Jewish Holiday)**September 28, 2015 - Monday|International Bosniak Day (Bosnian Holiday)**December 21, 2015 - Monday|Education in Turkish Language Day (Turkish Holiday)