Victoria Public Holidays 2026

The table below shows a combination of Victorian statewide holidays and local / regional holidays.

To view Victoria Wide holidays only, please use the search bar above the table to search for “Vic Wide”.

Regional public holidays for 2026 in Victoria are yet to be added. Please check back closer to the year.

Holiday TitleYearHoliday TypeArea
New Year’s DayThursday, 1 January 2026PublicVic Wide
Australia DayMonday, 26 January 2026PublicVic Wide
Labour DayMonday, 9 March 2026PublicVic Wide
Good FridayFriday, 3 April 2026PublicVic Wide
Saturday before Easter SundaySaturday, 4 April 2026PublicVic Wide
Easter SundaySunday, 5 April 2026PublicVic Wide
Easter MondayMonday, 6 April 2026PublicVic Wide
ANZAC DaySaturday, 25 April 2026PublicVic Wide
King’s BirthdayMonday, 8 June 2026PublicVic Wide
Friday before AFL Grand Final HolidayFriday, 25 September 2026 TBCPublicVic Wide
Melbourne Cup*Tuesday, 3 November 2026PublicVic Most Areas
Christmas DayFriday, 25 December 2026PublicVic Wide
Boxing DaySaturday, 26 December 2026PublicVic Wide
Boxing Day Additional HolidayMonday, 28 December 2026PublicVic Wide


In 2026, ANZAC Day falls on a Saturday. Victorians do not get an additional day holiday where ANZAC Day falls on a weekend.

In 2026, Boxing Day falls on a Saturday. As a result there is an additional day’s holiday on Monday, 28 December 2026.

The Queen’s Birthday public holiday has been replaced by the King’s Birthday public holiday.

**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.

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.