Similar to Groundhog Day, Hromnice roughly marks the middle
of winter and is linked to dozens of weather-related proverbs
19: St. Joseph's Day
Josef is one of the most common Czech names and sparks annual
celebrations around the nation.
Read about Czech Easter customs, symbols, and the yearly
Easter celebrations in Prague.
30: The Burning of the Witches
This peculiar Czech custom that says a final farewell to
winter can still be witnessed in many Czech villages.
1: The Day of Love
May 1st is a day devoted to lovers and the Czech romantic
poet Karel Hynek Mácha.
5: Day of Slavic Missionaries Cyril and Methodius
6: John Huss Commemoration
The "July holidays" honor three important names of Czech
November 2: All Souls' Day
Czechs visit cemeteries to remember and pay respects to their deceased loved ones.
5: St. Nicholas Tradition
St. Nicholas Day, an exciting holiday for children, reminds
us that Christmas is not far.
24 - 26: Christmas
Learn about Czech Christmas
customs and superstitions, see how the holidays
are celebrated in Prague, and find out how to write
your own Christmas card in Czech.