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

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