Public Holidays in Norway in 2018

Norway Upcoming Holidays in Norway

Labour Day
May Day

1 May 2018 This National holiday is in 11 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 20 days. Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Constitution Day
Constitution Day

17 May 2018 This National holiday is in 27 days. Norway adopted its constitution in 1814 and it is this event that is celebrated on the ...

Norway List of national public holidays of Norway in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Sunday February 11 Mother's Day Second Sunday in February. Not a public holiday
Thursday March 29 Maundy Thursday The Thursday before Easter Sunday
Friday March 30 Good Friday The Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 02 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day
Thursday May 10 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Thursday May 17 Constitution Day Norway adopted its constitution in 1814
Monday May 21 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Sunday November 11 Father's Day 2nd Sunday in November. Not a public holiday
Monday December 24 Christmas Eve Banks are closed
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day Informal celebrations on eve of December 24 the (Julaften)
Wednesday December 26 St. Stephen's Day


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • Holidays falling on a Saturday or Sunday do NOT generate an additional compensation day of holiday.

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