Public Holidays in Finland in 2019

Finland Upcoming Holidays in Finland

Ascension Day
Ascension Day

30 May 2019 This National holiday is in 7 days. Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Midsummer Eve
Midsummer Eve

21 June 2019 This National holiday is in 29 days. Celebrated on the Friday falling between 19 and 25 June. The actual date of Midsummer's...

Midsummer Day
Midsummer Day

22 June 2019 This National holiday is in 30 days. Originally a pagan festival that celebrates the longest day of the year

Finland List of national public holidays of Finland in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Sunday January 06 Epiphany 13th Day of Christmas
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Second Easter Day Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 Vappu May Day
Sunday May 12 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Flag Day but not a public holiday
Thursday May 30 Ascension Day Helatorstai. 40 days after Easter
Friday June 21 Midsummer Eve Shops remain open
Saturday June 22 Midsummer Day Juhannuspäivä
Saturday November 02 All Saints' Day Saturday between October 31 and November 6
Sunday November 10 Father's Day 2nd Sunday in November. Not a public holiday
Friday December 06 Independence day Itsenäisyyspäivä
Tuesday December 24 Christmas Eve
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Second Day of Christmas


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 not be moved to a weekday.

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