Public Holidays in Iceland in 2019

Iceland Upcoming Holidays in Iceland

Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday

18 April 2019 This National holiday is in 23 days. Commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist

Good Friday
Good Friday

19 April 2019 This National holiday is in 24 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Easter Monday
Easter Monday

22 April 2019 This National holiday is in 27 days. Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Re...

Iceland List of national public holidays of Iceland in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Thursday April 18 Maundy Thursday The Thursday before Easter Sunday
Friday April 19 Good Friday The Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Thursday April 25 First Day of Summer Thursday after 18 April
Wednesday May 01 May Day
Sunday May 12 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday May 30 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Monday June 10 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Monday June 17 Independence Day Independence from Denmark in 1944
Monday August 05 Commerce Day 1st Monday in August
Sunday November 10 Father's Day 2nd Sunday in November. Not a public holiday
Tuesday December 24 Christmas Eve Afternoon Only
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 St. Stephen's Day
Tuesday December 31 New Years Eve Afternoon only


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 generally not be moved to a weekday.

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