Public holidays and observances in Iceland

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
February 14 Friday Valentine's Day Observance
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 9 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 11 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 12 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 23 Thursday First Day of Summer National holiday
May 1 Friday Labour Day National holiday
May 10 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
May 21 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 31 Sunday Whit Sunday Silent Day
June 1 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
June 17 Wednesday Icelandic Republic Day National holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
August 3 Monday Bank Holiday National holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 31 Saturday Halloween Observance
November 8 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve (from noon) National holiday
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Saturday Second day of Christmas National holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve (from noon) National holiday

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
February 14 Sunday Valentine's Day Observance
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 1 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 3 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 4 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 22 Thursday First Day of Summer National holiday
May 1 Saturday Labour Day National holiday
May 9 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
May 13 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 23 Sunday Whit Sunday Silent Day
May 24 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
June 17 Thursday Icelandic Republic Day National holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
August 2 Monday Bank Holiday National holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 31 Sunday Halloween Observance
November 14 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Friday Christmas Eve (from noon) National holiday
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Sunday Second day of Christmas National holiday
December 31 Friday New Year's Eve (from noon) National holiday

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
February 14 Monday Valentine's Day Observance
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 14 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 16 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 17 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 18 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 21 Thursday First Day of Summer National holiday
May 1 Sunday Labour Day National holiday
May 8 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
May 26 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 5 Sunday Whit Sunday Silent Day
June 6 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
June 17 Friday Icelandic Republic Day National holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
August 1 Monday Bank Holiday National holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 31 Monday Halloween Observance
November 13 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Saturday Christmas Eve (from noon) National holiday
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Monday Second day of Christmas National holiday
December 31 Saturday New Year's Eve (from noon) National holiday

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year's Day National holiday
February 14 Tuesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 20 Monday March equinox Season
April 6 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 7 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 8 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 9 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 10 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 20 Thursday First Day of Summer National holiday
May 1 Monday Labour Day National holiday
May 14 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
May 18 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 28 Sunday Whit Sunday Silent Day
May 29 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
June 17 Saturday Icelandic Republic Day National holiday
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
August 7 Monday Bank Holiday National holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
October 31 Tuesday Halloween Observance
November 12 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 24 Sunday Christmas Eve (from noon) National holiday
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Tuesday Second day of Christmas National holiday
December 31 Sunday New Year's Eve (from noon) National holiday