2012: Sweden

Sweden National public holidays of Sweden in 2012

Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Friday January 06 Epiphany 13th Day of Christmas
Friday April 06 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 09 Easter Monday
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day
Thursday May 17 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Sunday May 27 Mothers Day Last Sunday in May. Not a public holiday.
Wednesday June 06 National Day
Saturday June 23 Midsummer Day Midsommardagen
Saturday November 03 All Saints Day Saturday between October 31 and November 6
Sunday November 11 Fathers Day 2nd Sunday in November. Not a public holiday.
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 Second Day of Christmas Celebrated on 26th December


National Holiday
Not a Public Holiday


  • Public holidays that occur on a weekend remain on that date (ie. they are not moved to another date, such as the following Monday, for example)
  • Ascension is officially only one day ( Thursday), but often the Friday is taken or given as an additional Day.
  • Public holidays may be referred to as 'Red Days' (röd dag) as when they are shown in calendars, they are often printed in red ink.

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