Sweden has a total of 34 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.
Twelfth Night
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Twelfth Night is a de facto half holiday in Sweden
Epiphany
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Epiphany is a Christian holiday celebrated globally on January 6 each year. It commemorates two events recorded in the Bible: the three wise men’s visit to baby Jesus; and Jesus’ baptism.
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 Sweden (Stockholm)
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday, March 28, 2021 Daylight Saving Time starts in Sweden
Good Friday
Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 3, 2021 Holy Saturday is the day 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.
Walpurgis Night
Friday, April 30, 2021 Walpurgis Night is a de facto half holiday in Sweden
May 1st
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
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.
Pentecost Eve
Saturday, May 22, 2021 Pentecost Eve is a de facto holiday in Sweden
Whit Sunday
Sunday, May 23, 2021 Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 30, 2021 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
National day
Sunday, June 6, 2021 National day is a public holiday in Sweden
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Sweden (Stockholm)
Midsummer Eve
Friday, June 25, 2021 Midsummer Eve is a de facto and bank holiday in Sweden
Midsummer Day
Saturday, June 26, 2021 Midsummer Day is a public holiday in Sweden
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Sweden (Stockholm)
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday, October 31, 2021 Daylight Saving Time ends in Sweden
All Saints' Eve
Friday, November 5, 2021 All Saints' Eve is a de facto half holiday in Sweden
All Saints' Day
Saturday, November 6, 2021 Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
Father's Day
Sunday, November 14, 2021 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
First Advent Sunday
Sunday, November 28, 2021 The first Sunday of Advent marks the beginning of the Christian year.
Second Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 5, 2021 Second Advent Sunday is a observance and Christian holiday in Sweden
Third Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 12, 2021 Third Advent Sunday is a observance and Christian holiday in Sweden
Fourth Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 19, 2021 Fourth Advent Sunday is a observance and Christian holiday in Sweden
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Sweden (Stockholm)
Christmas Eve
Friday, December 24, 2021 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Sunday, December 26, 2021 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Sweden
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.