Holidays in January
1st - New Year's Day
The first two days of this month are off for everyone in the country for New Year’s celebrations.
Holidays in February
1st Monday - Winter Holiday
The first Monday is off in Inverness as a Winter Holiday to say goodbye to winter.
Holidays in March
1st Monday - Easter holiday
The first Monday is off, but only in Inverness to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.. Furthermore, the last Monday is off in Lochaber. Furthermore, Easter holiday is variable. It is celebrated on Friday as Good Friday in Falkirk, East Dunbartonshire, Ayr, Dumfries and Galloway, Paisley, Stirling, Edinburgh, Inverclyde, Kilmarnock, South Lanarkshire and West Dunbartonshire. Additionally, it is celebrated on Monday as Easter Monday in Ayr, Edinburgh, Falkirk, East Dunbartonshire, Glasgow, Inverclyde, Kilmarnock, North Lanarkshire, Paisley, Stirling, South Lanarkshire and West Dunbartonshire.
Holidays in April
Mondays - Spring Holiday
Different cities take Spring Holiday on Mondays. First Monday is off in Carnoustie and Monifieth area, Dundee, Fife, Scottish Borders, Inverness, Perth. Second Monday is off in Angus, expect Carnoustie and Monifieth area, Elgin. Besides, third Monday is off in Edinburgh only (if it would coincide with Easter Monday, it is move to the proceeding week). In addition, the last Monday is given off in Inverclyde.
Holidays in May
1st Monday - Labour Day
First Monday is off in the whole country because of Labour Day to acknowledge the efforts of all the labours around the world. Tuesday after the first Monday is off in Clydebank, Stirling as Victoria Day or Spring Holiday. Last Monday (but strictly before May 24) is off in Edinburgh as Spring Holiday or Victoria Day. Fourth Monday is off in Perth for the same holiday. Last Monday is off in Ayr, Dundee*, East Dunbartonshire, Glasgow, North Lanarkshire, Paisley*, South Lanarkshire.
Holidays in June
1st Monday - Victoria Day or Spring Holiday
First Monday is off in Galashiels, Inverclyde, Fife to celebrate Victoria Day in the honour of Queen Victoria's birthday and Spring Holiday. Tuesday and second Thursday is off in Linlithgow for Linlithgow Marches celebrations. Second Thursday is off in Lanark because of Lanimer Day. Last Monday is off in Elgin because of Fair Holiday.
Holidays in July
1st Monday - Fair Holiday
Saturday proceeding the first Monday is Fair Holiday in Edinburgh. It is related to the old fair custom which is actually held. The fist Monday is Fair Holiday in Falkirk and Inverness. Furthermore, first Friday is off in Galashiels because of Braw Lads Gathering. The second and third Monday is Fair Holiday in Aberdeen and Arbroath, Fife, East Dunbartonshire, Glasgow, North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire apart from Lanark. Fourth Friday is off in Scottish Borders as Fair Holiday while last Monday is off in Dundee as Fair Holiday.
Holidays in August
1st Monday - Fair Holiday
Only first Monday is off in Paisley as Fair Holiday to enjoy the old fair custom.
Holidays in September
Mondays - Late Summer Holiday and Autumn Holiday
First and second Monday is off for Late Summer Holiday and Battle of Stirling Bridge in Elgin, Inverclyde and Falkirk, Pert and Stirling. The third Friday and Monday after it are off in Ayr and Kilmarnock for Ayr Gold Cup. Third Monday is off as Autumn Holiday in Edinburgh. Last Monday is off as Autumn Holiday in Aberdeen, Angus except Carnoustie and Monifieth area, East Dunbartonshire, Glasgow, North Lanarkshire, Paisley, South Lanarkshire, West Dunbartonshire.
Holidays in October
1st, 2nd & 3rd Monday - Autumn Holiday
To celebrate Autumn season, first Monday is off as Autumn Holiday in Carnoustie and Monifieth area, Dundee, Inverness, Perth. Second Monday is off at Scottish Borders and third Monday is off only in Elgin and Fife to celebrate Autumn Holiday.
Holidays in November
1st - Samhain Holiday
Celebrated in Inverness as the ending of harvest season.
30th - St. Andrew’s Day
Celebrated in Angus, Fife, Scottish Borders in the memory of St. Andrew’s Day.
Holidays in December
25th - Christmas
Whole country celebrates birthday of Jesus Christ.
26th - Boxing Day
On this day servants and tradesmen receives gifts from their employers.