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.

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 DayNýársdagur01. Jan. 2021🏛 National Holiday
Maundy ThursdaySkírdagur01. Apr. 2021✝ Religious Holiday
Good FridayFöstudagurinn langi02. Apr. 2021✝ Religious Holiday
Easter DayPáskadagur04. Apr. 2021✝ Religious Holiday
Easter MondayAnnar í páskum05. Apr. 2021✝ Religious Holiday
First Day of SummerSumardagurinn fyrsti22. Apr. 2021🏛 National Holiday
May DayVerkalýðsdagurinn01. May. 2021🏛 National Holiday
Ascension DayUppstigningardagur13. May. 2021✝ Religious Holiday
Whit MondayAnnar í hvítasunnu24. May. 2021✝ Religious Holiday
Independence DayÞjóðhátíðardagurinn17. Jun. 2021🏛 National Holiday
Commerce DayFrídagur verslunarmanna02. Aug. 2021🏛 National Holiday
Christmas EveAðfangadagur24. Dec. 2021🏛 National (Afternoon)
ChristmasJóladagur25. Dec. 2021🏛 National Holiday
Second Day of ChristmasAnnar í jólum26. Dec. 2021🏛 National Holiday
New Year’s EveGamlársdagur31. Dec. 2021🏛 National (Afternoon)
Next holiday in Iceland is Maundy Thursday (01. Apr. 2021)