Denmark has a total of 24 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Monday||January 1||National holiday|
|Daylight Saving Time starts
||Sunday||March 25||Clock change/Daylight Saving Time|
Palm Sunday is a Christian feast that commemorates Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem. It is also the start of Holy Week.
Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
|Thursday||March 29||National holiday|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||March 30||National holiday|
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
|Sunday||April 1||National holiday|
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
|Monday||April 2||National holiday|
|Great Prayer Day
||Friday||April 27||National holiday|
|Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
|Thursday||May 10||National holiday|
Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
|Sunday||May 20||National holiday|
Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday that falls on the day after Pentecost, which is also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday.
|Monday||May 21||National holiday|
|Daylight Saving Time ends
||Sunday||October 28||Clock change/Daylight Saving Time|
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||December 25||National holiday|
|2nd Christmas Day
||Wednesday||December 26||National holiday|
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.