Sweden has a total of 33 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|
Epiphany is a Christian holiday celebrated globally on January 6 each year. It commemorates two events recorded in the Bible: the three wise men’s visit to baby Jesus; and Jesus’ baptism.
|Saturday||January 6||National holiday|
|Daylight Saving Time starts
||Sunday||March 25||Clock change/Daylight Saving Time|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||March 30||National holiday|
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
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|
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Tuesday||May 1||National holiday|
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|
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
||Wednesday||June 6||National holiday|
||Saturday||June 23||National holiday|
|Daylight Saving Time ends
||Sunday||October 28||Clock change/Daylight Saving Time|
|All Saints' Eve
|All Saints' Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
|Saturday||November 3||National holiday|
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
|First Advent Sunday
The first Sunday of Advent marks the beginning of the Christian year.
|Second Advent Sunday
|Third Advent Sunday
|Fourth Advent Sunday
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|
||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.