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Public General Holidays

Public General Holidays in Glasgow differ from those of Council employees. These are already established under the Council's Conditions of Service.

With the exception of Easter the public general holidays follow a formula and fall at the same time each year. The formula is as follows:-

New Year's Day (or in lieu).
2nd January (or in lieu).
Easter Monday
May Day - 1st Monday in May.
Spring Holiday - Last Monday in May.
Glasgow Fair - Saturday before the 3rd Monday.
Autumn Holiday - Last Monday in September.
Christmas Day (or in lieu).
Boxing Day (or in lieu).

Public Holidays in 2024 are as follows:-

New Year



1 January 2024

2 January 2024

Easter Monday


1 April 2024

May DayMonday

6 May 2024

SpringMonday27 May 2024

Glasgow Fair

Saturday13 July 2024


Monday30 September 2024



25 December 2024

26 December 2024


Last modified on 07 May 2024

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