Victoria Public Holidays 2020

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Note: Regional public holidays for Victoria were added on 31 January 2020. The AFL Grand Final Holiday was moved from September to October due to the season rescheduling to later dates.

Holiday Date Holiday Type Area
New Year's DayWednesday, 1 January 2020PublicVic Wide
Australia DaySunday, 26 January 2020PublicVic Wide
Australia Day HolidayMonday, 27 January 2020PublicVic Wide
Labour DayMonday, 9 March 2020PublicVic Wide
Good FridayFriday, 10 April 2020PublicVic Wide
Saturday before Easter SundaySaturday, 11 April 2020PublicVic Wide
Easter SundaySunday, 12 April 2020PublicVic Wide
Easter MondayMonday, 13 April 2020PublicVic Wide
ANZAC DaySaturday, 25 April 2020PublicVic Wide
Queen's BirthdayMonday, 8 June 2020PublicVic Wide
Friday before AFL Grand Final HolidayFriday, 23 October 2020PublicVic Wide
*Melbourne CupTuesday, 3 November 2020PublicVic Most Areas
Christmas DayFriday, 25 December 2020PublicVic Wide
Boxing DaySaturday, 26 December 2020PublicVic Wide
Boxing Day Additional HolidayMonday, 28 December 2020PublicVic Wide

In 2020 Australia Day falls on a Sunday so there is a public holiday on Monday 27 January.
There is no additional holiday for ANZAC Day even though it falls on a weekend.

**Melbourne Cup Day is not a public holiday in all areas. Some regions observe a different holiday for Melbourne Cup instead. Regional or non-metropolitan holidays are published throughout the year. Please check back at a later date for more details if your region is missing.

Information presented is from Victoria Government sources.

You may also find our other websites helpful:
School Holidays
Victoria School Holidays
New South Wales School Holidays
Queensland School Holidays (includes Schoolies dates)
South Australia School Holidays
Western Australia School Holidays
Northern Territory School Holidays
A.C.T. School Holidays
Tasmania School Holidays
Public Holidays - Other States
A.C.T. Public Holidays
NSW Public Holidays
Northern Territory Public Holidays
Queensland Public Holidays
Tasmania Public Holidays
SA Public Holidays
Western Australia Public Holidays

Disclaimer: The Victoria Public Holidays website is operated as a service to those looking to get an idea of when holidays are occurring. Whilst all care is taken to ensure the data presented on this site is accurate Victoria Public Holidays won't be held accountable for inaccuracies within this website. It is recommended that visitors cross reference the info on this site with other Government websites also.