Netherlands has a total of 21 holidays in 2019. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 New Year's Day (nieuwjaarsdag, oud en nieuw) is the first day of a new calendar year. In the Netherlands, it always falls on January 1.
Valentine's Day
Thursday, February 14, 2019 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Good Friday
Friday, April 19, 2019 Good Friday is the Friday before Easter Sunday in the Netherlands.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 21, 2019 On Easter Sunday (paaszondag, pasen) many Christians in the Netherlands celebrate the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 22, 2019 Easter Monday (tweede paasdag) in the Netherlands is the day after Easter Sunday.
King's Birthday
Saturday, April 27, 2019 The King’s official birthday in the Netherlands is a festive occasion that is annually celebrated on April 27.
Remembrance Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019 Remembrance Day in the Netherlands commemorates Dutch civilians and soldiers who lost their lives in war and during peace-keeping missions.
Liberation Day
Sunday, May 5, 2019 Liberation Day in the Netherlands celebrates the end of World War II in Europe.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 30, 2019 Ascension Day (hemelvaart) in the Netherlands is the 40th day of Easter and ten days before Pentecost.
Whit Sunday
Sunday, June 9, 2019 Pentecost (Pinksteren) in the Netherlands is seven weeks after Easter Sunday. It commemorates the Holy Spirit's descent from heaven onto Jesus' followers.
Whit Monday
Monday, June 10, 2019 The second day of Pentecost (tweede pinksterdag) in the Netherlands is on a Monday seven weeks after Easter Monday.
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019 September Equinox in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
Thursday, December 5, 2019 St Nicholas’ Eve honors a Christian saint who is associated with gift-giving. It is a festive celebration in the Netherlands on December 5.
St Nicholas' Day
Friday, December 6, 2019 St. Nicholas’ Day honors a Christian saint who is associated with gift-giving. It is a festive celebration in the Netherlands on December 5–6.
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Christmas Eve in the Netherlands is the start of the Dutch Christmas holidays.
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Christmas Day (kerst, kerstmis) is a public holiday in the Netherlands that commemorates Jesus Christ's birth. It always falls on December 25.
Second Day of Christmas
Thursday, December 26, 2019 The second day of Christmas is a holiday for many people in the Netherlands. It always falls on December 26.
New Year's Eve
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 New Year’s Eve is one of the most exciting times in The Netherlands, farewelling the Old Year and celebrating the New Year.