Netherlands has a total of 21 holidays in 2020. 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
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 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
Friday, February 14, 2020 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Good Friday
Friday, April 10, 2020 Good Friday is the Friday before Easter Sunday in the Netherlands.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 12, 2020 On Easter Sunday (paaszondag, pasen) many Christians in the Netherlands celebrate the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 13, 2020 Easter Monday (tweede paasdag) in the Netherlands is the day after Easter Sunday.
King's Birthday
Monday, April 27, 2020 The King’s official birthday in the Netherlands is a festive occasion that is annually celebrated on April 27.
Remembrance Day
Monday, May 4, 2020 Remembrance Day in the Netherlands commemorates Dutch civilians and soldiers who lost their lives in war and during peace-keeping missions.
Liberation Day
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Liberation Day in the Netherlands celebrates the end of World War II in Europe.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 21, 2020 Ascension Day (hemelvaart) in the Netherlands is the 40th day of Easter and ten days before Pentecost.
Whit Sunday
Sunday, May 31, 2020 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 1, 2020 The second day of Pentecost (tweede pinksterdag) in the Netherlands is on a Monday seven weeks after Easter Monday.
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
Saturday, December 5, 2020 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
Sunday, December 6, 2020 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
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Christmas Eve
Thursday, December 24, 2020 Christmas Eve in the Netherlands is the start of the Dutch Christmas holidays.
Christmas Day
Friday, December 25, 2020 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
Saturday, December 26, 2020 The second day of Christmas is a holiday for many people in the Netherlands. It always falls on December 26.
New Year's Eve
Thursday, December 31, 2020 New Year’s Eve is one of the most exciting times in The Netherlands, farewelling the Old Year and celebrating the New Year.