Public Holidays in Norway in 2016

Norway Upcoming Holidays in Norway

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This National holiday is in 59 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Boxing Day
Boxing Day

26 December 2016 This National holiday is in 60 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

New Years Day
New Years Day

1 January 2017 This National holiday is in 66 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Norway List of national public holidays of Norway in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Sunday February 14 Feb 14 Mother's Day Second Sunday in February. Not a public holiday
Thursday March 24 Mar 24 Maundy Thursday The Thursday before Easter Sunday
Friday March 25 Mar 25 Good Friday The Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday March 28 Mar 28 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Sunday May 01 May 1 Labour Day
Thursday May 05 May 5 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Monday May 16 May 16 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Tuesday May 17 May 17 Constitution Day Norway adopted its constitution in 1814
Sunday November 13 Nov 13 Fathers Day 2nd Sunday in November. Not a public holiday
Sunday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Informal celebrations on eve of December 24 the (Julaften)
Monday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • Holidays falling on a Saturday or Sunday do NOT generate an additional compensation day of holiday.

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