Public Holidays in Finland in 2018

Finland Upcoming Holidays in Finland


1 May 2018 This National holiday is in 8 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Ascension Day
Ascension Day

10 May 2018 This National holiday is in 17 days. Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Midsummer Eve
Midsummer Eve

22 June 2018 This National holiday is in 60 days. Celebrated on the Friday falling between 19 and 25 June. The actual date of Midsummer's...

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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