Public Holidays in Denmark in 2016

Denmark Upcoming Holidays in Denmark

Christmas Eve Day
Christmas Eve Day

24 December 2016 This National holiday is in 13 days. Danes celebrate three days of Christmas, starting early on December 24th in the evening.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This National holiday is in 14 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Second Day of Christmas
Second Day of Christmas

26 December 2016 This National holiday is in 15 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

Denmark List of national public holidays of Denmark in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Nytårsdag
Thursday March 24 Mar 24 Maundy Thursday Skærtorsdag. Thursday before Easter Sunday
Friday March 25 Mar 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday March 28 Mar 28 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Friday April 22 Apr 22 General Prayer Day The 4th Friday after Easter
Sunday May 01 May 1 May Day A holiday for certain sectors of the workforce
Thursday May 05 May 5 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Sunday May 08 May 8 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 16 May 16 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Sunday June 05 Jun 5 Constitution Day National Day of Denmark
Sunday June 05 Jun 5 Father's Day Celebrated on Constitution Day
Saturday December 24 Dec 24 Christmas Eve Day Juleaftensdag
Sunday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day First Day of Christmas
Monday December 26 Dec 26 Second Day of Christmas Celebrated on 26th December
Saturday December 31 Dec 31 New Year's Eve Banks are closed


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday

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