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Apr 27, 2018

Hungary to celebrate extended four-day holiday this weekend to mark Labor Day

Hungarians mark the day with parades, picnics, concerts, rallies and government events to celebrate workers and labor unions

Hungary will celebrate an extended four-day holiday this weekend to mark Labor Day.

May Day, or Labor Day, is a public holiday celebrated in most countries around the world. It usually occurs around May 1st each year and signals the start of spring as well as the celebration of workers.

Hungarians mark the day with parades, picnics, concerts, rallies and government events to celebrate workers and labor unions.

The main venue of the Labor Day celebrations will be on the banks of the Danube near Chain Bridge with a car and airshow.

Most shops will be closed on both Monday and Tuesday, restaurants and bars will open according to their own schedules.