2014: Sweden

Sweden National public holidays of Sweden in 2014

Wednesday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 06 Epiphany 13th Day of Christmas
Friday April 18 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 21 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Thursday May 01 Labour Day
Sunday May 25 Mothers Day Last Sunday in May. Not a public holiday.
Thursday May 29 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Friday May 30 The Friday after Ascension Day May be given by some employers
Friday June 06 National Day Sveriges nationaldag
Friday June 20 Midsummer Eve Midsommarafton
Saturday June 21 Midsummer Day Midsommardagen
Saturday November 01 All Saints Day Saturday between October 31 and November 6
Sunday November 09 Fathers Day 2nd Sunday in November. Not a public holiday.
Wednesday December 24 Christmas Eve Julafton
Thursday December 25 Christmas Day Juldagen
Friday December 26 Second Day of Christmas Celebrated on 26th December
Wednesday December 31 New Years Eve


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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