Public holidays and observances in Iceland

Year 2018

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 29 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
March 30 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
March 31 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 2 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 19 Thursday First Day of Summer National holiday
May 1 Tuesday Labour Day National holiday
May 10 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 13 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
May 20 Sunday Whit Sunday Silent Day
May 21 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
June 17 Sunday Icelandic Republic Day National holiday
June 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
August 6 Monday Bank Holiday National holiday
September 23 Sunday September equinox Season
October 31 Wednesday Halloween Observance
November 11 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season
December 24 Monday Christmas Eve (from noon) National holiday
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Wednesday Second day of Christmas National holiday
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve (from noon) National holiday

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 18 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 20 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 22 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 25 Thursday First Day of Summer National holiday
May 1 Wednesday Labour Day National holiday
May 12 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
May 30 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 9 Sunday Whit Sunday Silent Day
June 10 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
June 17 Monday Icelandic Republic Day National holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
August 5 Monday Bank Holiday National holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
November 10 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve (from noon) National holiday
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Thursday Second day of Christmas National holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve (from noon) National holiday

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