Iceland Public Holidays 2018

There are 15 officially recognized Public Holidays in Iceland. Public Holiday is usually a non-working day during the current year and it is generally established by law.

These holidays are days of celebration, like the anniversary of a significant historical event (National Holiday), or can be a religious celebration of some kind (Religious Holiday). Also, they can be celebrated locally in some regions of the country (Regional Holiday).

Public Holidays in Iceland

Public Holidays in Iceland for 2018

Public HolidayNative NameDateType
New Year's DayNýársdagur01. Jan. 2018🏛 National Holiday
Maundy ThursdaySkírdagur29. Mar. 2018✝ Religious Holiday
Good FridayFöstudagurinn langi30. Mar. 2018✝ Religious Holiday
Easter DayPáskadagur01. Apr. 2018✝ Religious Holiday
Easter MondayAnnar í páskum02. Apr. 2018✝ Religious Holiday
First Day of SummerSumardagurinn fyrsti19. Apr. 2018🏛 National Holiday
May DayVerkalýðsdagurinn01. May. 2018🏛 National Holiday
Ascension DayUppstigningardagur10. May. 2018✝ Religious Holiday
Whit MondayAnnar í hvítasunnu21. May. 2018✝ Religious Holiday
Independence DayÞjóðhátíðardagurinn17. Jun. 2018🏛 National Holiday
Commerce DayFrídagur verslunarmanna06. Aug. 2018🏛 National Holiday
Christmas EveAðfangadagur24. Dec. 2018🏛 National (Afternoon)
ChristmasJóladagur25. Dec. 2018🏛 National Holiday
Second Day of ChristmasAnnar í jólum26. Dec. 2018🏛 National Holiday
New Year's EveGamlársdagur31. Dec. 2018🏛 National (Afternoon)

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