Public Holidays in Denmark in 2019

Denmark Upcoming Holidays in Denmark

Ascension Day
Ascension Day

30 May 2019 This National holiday is in 8 days. Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Whit Monday
Whit Monday

10 June 2019 This National holiday is in 19 days. Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

Christmas Eve Day
Christmas Eve

24 December 2019 This National holiday is in 216 days. Danes celebrate three days of Christmas, starting early on December 24th in the evening.

Denmark List of national public holidays of Denmark in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day Nytårsdag
Thursday April 18 Maundy Thursday Skærtorsdag. Thursday before Easter Sunday
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 May Day A holiday for certain sectors of the workforce
Sunday May 12 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Friday May 17 General Prayer Day The 4th Friday after Easter
Thursday May 30 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Friday May 31 Bank Holiday Banks are closed
Wednesday June 05 Constitution Day Government and Banks. Optional in Private sector
Wednesday June 05 Father's Day Celebrated on Constitution Day
Monday June 10 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Tuesday December 24 Christmas Eve Day Juleaftensdag
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day First Day of Christmas
Thursday December 26 Second Day of Christmas Celebrated on 26th December
Tuesday December 31 New Year's Eve Banks are closed


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday Government/Public Sector

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