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May 1, 2023 – Shops open or closed? Biedronka, Lidl, Żabka opening hours

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May 1 falls on a Monday this year. Thanks to this, Poles can enjoy a weekend longer than usual in May. Although it is a public holiday, many netizens are wondering if stores are open on May 1st. It’s sure to make celebrating Labor Day easier. We are checking!


  1. Stores open May 1

Are the shops open on May 1st? This question has already been asked by many Poles. May 2023 is behind the belt, and thanks to Labor Day falling on Monday, citizens can enjoy a longer break than usual. If you decide to take a vacation on May 2, 4 and 5, you can take more than a week off. In the Polish calendar, we have a total of 13 days off from work, and May 1st is one of them. Despite this, many netizens are still looking for an answer to the question of whether stores are open or closed at 1.05. Well, since May 1st is a day off from work, supermarkets and malls are closed. However, this does not mean that you will not be able to make any purchases.

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Stores open May 1

May 1st is a public holiday, so stores are closed on that day. However, that doesn’t mean we won’t shop at all. Neighborhood stores, some gas stations and Żabka chain stores will open. Their working hours are determined individually. The good news is that the Sunday before May 1st is Trading Sunday. So you can stock up on everything you need for the May weekend.

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