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. 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)