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Public Holidays in Iceland in 2018

Iceland Upcoming Holidays in Iceland

Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday

29 March 2018 This National holiday is in 71 days. Commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist

Good Friday
Good Friday

30 March 2018 This National holiday is in 72 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday

1 April 2018 This National holiday is in 74 days. On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Jesus Christ after his c...

Iceland List of national public holidays of Iceland in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Thursday March 29 Maundy Thursday The Thursday before Easter Sunday
Friday March 30 Good Friday The Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 01 Easter Sunday
Monday April 02 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Thursday April 19 First Day of Summer Thursday after 18 April
Tuesday May 01 May Day
Thursday May 10 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Sunday May 13 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 21 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Sunday June 17 Independence Day Independence from Denmark in 1944
Monday August 06 Commerce Day 1st Monday in August
Sunday November 11 Father's Day 2nd Sunday in November. Not a public holiday
Monday December 24 Christmas Eve Afternoon Only
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 St Stephens Day
Monday December 31 New Years Eve Afternoon only

Key

National Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • Holidays are observed on their calendar date. If the date of a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then the holiday will generally not be moved to a weekday.

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