National Holidays in Sweden in 2021

Sweden 2021

List of Holidays in Sweden in 2021

Day Date Holiday Name Swedish Name Type Comments
Friday New Year's Day Nyårsdagen National Holiday
Wednesday Epiphany Trettondedag jul National Holiday 13th Day of Christmas
Friday Good Friday Långfredagen National Holiday
Sunday Easter Sunday Påskdagen National Holiday
Monday Easter Monday Annandag påsk National Holiday
Friday Walpurgis Night Valborg Not A Public Holiday
Saturday Labour Day Första Maj National Holiday International Workers' Day
Thursday Ascension Day Kristi himmelsfärds dag National Holiday 39 days after Easter Sunday
Friday The Friday after Ascension Day Himmelsfärdsdag fredag Not A Public Holiday May be given by some employers
Sunday Pentecost Sunday pingstdagen National Holiday 50 Days after Easter
Sunday Mother's Day Mors dag Not A Public Holiday Last Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Sunday National Day Sveriges nationaldag National Holiday
Friday Midsummer Eve Midsommarafton National Holiday De facto holiday
Saturday Midsummer Day Midsommardagen National Holiday
Saturday All Saints' Day Alla helgons dag National Holiday Saturday between October 31 and November 6
Sunday Father's Day Fars dag Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in November. Not a public holiday
Friday Christmas Eve Julafton National Holiday De facto holiday
Saturday Christmas Day Juldagen National Holiday
Sunday Second Day of Christmas Annandag jul National Holiday
Friday New Year's Eve nyårsafton National Holiday De facto holiday


  • Public holidays that occur on a weekend remain on that date (ie. they are not moved to another date, such as the following Monday, for example)
  • De facto holidays are usually treated as though they are official holidays by employers, with most regular employees having a day off.