Public holidays in Victoria for 2021

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All public holiday dates are accurate at the time of publishing, but may be subject to change.
Holiday Date in 2021
New Year's Day Friday 1 January
Australia Day Tuesday 26 January
Labour Day Monday 8 March
Good Friday1 Friday 2 April
Saturday before Easter Sunday Saturday 3 April
Easter Sunday Sunday 4 April
Easter Monday Monday 5 April
Anzac Day1 Sunday 25 April2
Queen's Birthday Monday 14 June
Friday before the AFL Grand Final Friday 24 September
Subject to AFL schedule3
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 2 November4
Christmas Day1 Saturday 25 December
Monday 27 December5
Boxing Day Sunday 26 December
Tuesday 28 December6

1 Anzac Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day are restricted trading days.

2 Anzac Day is commemorated on the day it falls. There is no replacement holiday when Anzac Day falls on a weekend.

3 Friday before AFL Grand Final typically falls on the last Friday in September or the first Friday in October. The exact date is subject to change based on the 2021 AFL schedule.

4 Melbourne Cup Day is a public holiday across all of Victoria unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by a non-metro council.

5 As Christmas Day falls on a Saturday, an additional public holiday is given on the following Monday.

6 As Boxing Day falls on a Sunday, an additional public holiday is given on the following Tuesday.