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 downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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