There are 12 officially recognized Public Holidays in Faroe Islands. Public Holiday is usually a non-working day during the current year and it is generally established by law.

Public holidays are days of celebration where countries celebrate important historical or religious events. In some cases, there are public holidays which are celebrated exclusively in certain region of the country.

NameNative NameDateType
New Year’s DayNytårsdagur01. Jan. 2020 National Holiday
Maundy ThursdaySkærtorsdagur09. Apr. 2020 Religious Holiday
Good FridayLangfredagur10. Apr. 2020 Religious Holiday
Easter SundayPåskedagur12. Apr. 2020 Religious Holiday
Easter MondayAnden påskedagur13. Apr. 2020 Religious Holiday
Prayer DayDiri bededagur08. May. 2020 National Holiday
Ascension DayKristi Himmelfartsdagur21. May. 2020 Religious Holiday
PentecostFørste pinsedagur31. May. 2020 Religious Holiday
Whit MondayPinsedagur01. Jun. 2020 Religious Holiday
St Olav’s DayÓlavsøkudagur29. Jul. 2020 National Holiday
ChristmasJuledagur25. Dec. 2020 National Holiday
St. Stephen’s DayAnden juledagur26. Dec. 2020 National Holiday