Iceland has a total of 28 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 is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Twelfth Night
Sunday, January 6, 2019 Twelfth Night is a observance in Iceland
Valentine's Day
Thursday, February 14, 2019 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in Iceland (Reykjavik)
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 18, 2019 Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Good Friday
Friday, April 19, 2019 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 20, 2019 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 22, 2019 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
First Day of Summer
Thursday, April 25, 2019 First Day of Summer is a national holiday in Iceland
Labour Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mothers' Day
Sunday, May 12, 2019 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 30, 2019 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
Whit Sunday
Sunday, June 9, 2019 Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
Whit Monday
Monday, June 10, 2019 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.
Icelandic Republic Day
Monday, June 17, 2019 Icelandic Republic Day is a national holiday in Iceland
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in Iceland (Reykjavik)
Commerce Day
Monday, August 5, 2019 Commerce Day is a national holiday in Iceland
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019 September Equinox in Iceland (Reykjavik)
Halloween
Thursday, October 31, 2019 Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
Fathers' Day
Sunday, November 10, 2019 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Independence Day
Sunday, December 1, 2019 Independence Day is a observance in Iceland
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in Iceland (Reykjavik)
Christmas Eve (from noon)
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Second Day of Christmas
Thursday, December 26, 2019 Second Day of Christmas is a national holiday in Iceland
New Year's Eve (from noon)
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.