Iceland Public Holidays 2020

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 2020

Public HolidayNative NameDateType
New Year's DayNýársdagur01. Jan. 2020🏛 National Holiday
Maundy ThursdaySkírdagur09. Apr. 2020✝ Religious Holiday
Good FridayFöstudagurinn langi10. Apr. 2020✝ Religious Holiday
Easter DayPáskadagur12. Apr. 2020✝ Religious Holiday
Easter MondayAnnar í páskum13. Apr. 2020✝ Religious Holiday
First Day of SummerSumardagurinn fyrsti23. Apr. 2020🏛 National Holiday
May DayVerkalýðsdagurinn01. May. 2020🏛 National Holiday
Ascension DayUppstigningardagur21. May. 2020✝ Religious Holiday
Whit MondayAnnar í hvítasunnu01. Jun. 2020✝ Religious Holiday
Independence DayÞjóðhátíðardagurinn17. Jun. 2020🏛 National Holiday
Commerce DayFrídagur verslunarmanna03. Aug. 2020🏛 National Holiday
Christmas EveAðfangadagur24. Dec. 2020🏛 National (Afternoon)
ChristmasJóladagur25. Dec. 2020🏛 National Holiday
Second Day of ChristmasAnnar í jólum26. Dec. 2020🏛 National Holiday
New Year's EveGamlársdagur31. Dec. 2020🏛 National (Afternoon)

Maundy Thursday Next Public Holiday in Iceland is in 8 days!