2012: Iceland

Iceland National public holidays of Iceland in 2012

Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Thursday April 05 Maundy Thursday The Thursday before Easter Sunday
Friday April 06 Good Friday The Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 09 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Thursday April 19 First Day of Summer Sumardagurinn fyrsti. Thursday after 18 April
Tuesday May 01 Early May Bank Holiday
Sunday May 13 Mothers Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday.
Thursday May 17 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Monday May 28 Whitmonday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Sunday June 17 Independence Day Independence from Denmark in 1944
Monday August 06 Commerce Day 1st Monday in August
Sunday November 11 Fathers Day 2nd Sunday in November. Not a public holiday.
Monday December 24 Christmas Eve Afternoon Only
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 St Stephens Day


National Holiday
Not a Public Holiday


  • Holidays are observed on their calendar date. If the date of a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then the holiday will generally not be moved to a weekday.

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