Denmark has a total of 28 holidays in 2021. 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
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Carnival
Sunday, February 14, 2021 Carnival is a observance in Denmark
Valentine's Day
Sunday, February 14, 2021 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Denmark (Copenhagen)
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday, March 28, 2021 Daylight Saving Time starts in Denmark
Palm Sunday
Sunday, March 28, 2021 Palm Sunday is a Christian feast that commemorates Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem. It is also the start of Holy Week.
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 1, 2021 Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Good Friday
Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 4, 2021 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 5, 2021 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Great Prayer Day
Friday, April 30, 2021 Great Prayer Day is a national holiday in Denmark
Labor Day / May Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Liberation Day
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Liberation Day is a observance in Denmark
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 13, 2021 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
Bank Holiday
Friday, May 14, 2021 Bank Holiday is a bank holiday in Denmark
Whit Sunday
Sunday, May 23, 2021 Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
Whit Monday
Monday, May 24, 2021 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.
Constitution Day
Saturday, June 5, 2021 Constitution Day is a private sector holiday in Denmark
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Denmark (Copenhagen)
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Denmark (Copenhagen)
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday, October 31, 2021 Daylight Saving Time ends in Denmark
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Denmark (Copenhagen)
Christmas Eve
Friday, December 24, 2021 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Bank Holiday
Friday, December 24, 2021 Bank Holiday is a bank holiday in Denmark
Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
2nd Christmas Day
Sunday, December 26, 2021 2nd Christmas Day is a national holiday in Denmark
New Year's Eve
Friday, December 31, 2021 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Bank Holiday
Friday, December 31, 2021 Bank Holiday is a bank holiday in Denmark