Public Holidays in Finland in 2018

Finland Upcoming Holidays in Finland

Good Friday
Good Friday

30 March 2018 This National holiday is in 39 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Second Easter Day
Easter Monday

2 April 2018 This National holiday is in 42 days. Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Re...


1 May 2018 This National holiday is in 71 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Finland List of national public holidays of Finland in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Saturday January 06 Epiphany 13th Day of Christmas
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 02 Second Easter Day Monday after Easter Sunday
Tuesday May 01 Vappu May Day
Thursday May 10 Ascension Day Helatorstai. 40 days after Easter
Sunday May 13 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Flag Day but not a public holiday
Friday June 22 Midsummer Eve Shops remain open
Saturday June 23 Midsummer Day Juhannuspäivä
Saturday November 03 All Saints Day Saturday between October 31 and November 6
Sunday November 11 Father's Day 2nd Sunday in November. Not a public holiday
Thursday December 06 Independence day Itsenäisyyspäivä
Monday December 24 Christmas Eve
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday 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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