Norway has a total of 44 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 January 1 is a day off for most people in Norway.
Princess Ingrid Alexandra's day
Monday, January 21, 2019 Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway's birthday is a flag day, when the Norwegian flag is flown on all flag poles.
The Saami people's day
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 The Saami People's Day is publicly celebrated in Norway by flying the Norwegian and Saami flags.
Mother's Day
Sunday, February 10, 2019 Mother's Day is on the second Sunday in February in Norway.
Valentine's Day
Thursday, February 14, 2019 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
King Harald V's day
Thursday, February 21, 2019 King Harald V of Norway's birthday is a flag day.
Sunday, March 3, 2019 For Carnival, Norwegians traditionally serve wheat buns filled with whipped cream.
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in Norway (Oslo)
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday, March 31, 2019 Daylight Saving Time starts in Norway
Palm Sunday
Sunday, April 14, 2019 Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter Sunday and commemorates Jesus' arrival in Jerusalem.
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 18, 2019 Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus Christ’s last supper with his disciples.
Good Friday
Friday, April 19, 2019 Good Friday commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 20, 2019 Holy Saturday is also known as Easter Saturday, and is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday is a day off for most in Norway.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 22, 2019 Easter Monday in Norway is the last day of the Easter holiday.
Labor day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Labor Day or May Day on May 1 is a public holiday day in Norway.
Day of liberation
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Liberation Day in Norway marks the end of the German occupation during the second World War.
17 May Constitution Day (1814)
Friday, May 17, 2019 17 May Constitution Day (1814) is a national holiday and flag day in Norway
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Dissolution of union with Sweden (1905)
Friday, June 7, 2019 Dissolution of union with Sweden (1905) is a flag day in Norway
Pentecost Eve
Saturday, June 8, 2019 Pentecost Eve is not a public holiday in Norway, but shops close earlier than normal.
Whit Sunday
Sunday, June 9, 2019 Whit Sunday or Pentecost is a public holiday in Norway.
Whit Monday
Monday, June 10, 2019 Whit Monday is a public holiday in Norway, making the Pentecost weekend a long weekend.
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in Norway (Oslo)
Midsummer Eve
Sunday, June 23, 2019 Traditionally, people celebrate Midsummer's Eve by gathering around a large bonfire.
St. John's day
Monday, June 24, 2019 St. John's day is a observance in Norway
Queen Sonja's day
Thursday, July 4, 2019 H.M. Queen Sonja of Norway's birthday is a flag day, when the Norwegian flag is flown on all flag poles.
Crown Prince Haakon's day
Saturday, July 20, 2019 July 20 is H.K.H. Crown Prince Haakon birthday and a flag day in Norway.
St. Olaf's day
Monday, July 29, 2019 St. Olaf's day is a flag day in Norway
Crown Princess Mette-Marit's day
Monday, August 19, 2019 August 19 is Crown Princess Mette Marit 's birthday is a flag day in Norway.
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019 September Equinox in Norway (Oslo)
United Nations Day
Thursday, October 24, 2019 The UN Day is on October 24 and is mainly marked in schools and kindergartens in Norway.
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday, October 27, 2019 Daylight Saving Time ends in Norway
Thursday, October 31, 2019 On Halloween, more and more Norwegian kids dress up in costumes to go trick or treating.
Father's Day
Sunday, November 10, 2019 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
First Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Second Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 8, 2019 Second Advent Sunday is a national holiday in Norway
Third Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 15, 2019 Third Advent Sunday is a national holiday in Norway
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in Norway (Oslo)
Fourth Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 22, 2019 Fourth Advent Sunday is a national holiday in Norway
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Norwegians exchange gifts and get together for the main Christmas celebrations on December 24.
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Thursday, December 26, 2019 Boxing Day on December 26 is a public holiday in Norway
New Year's Eve
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.