Iceland has a total of 28 holidays in 2022. 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
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Twelfth Night
Thursday, January 6, 2022 Twelfth Night is a observance in Iceland
Valentine's Day
Monday, February 14, 2022 February 14 is Valentine's Day or Saint Valentine's Feast. The day of love owes its origins to ancient Roman and European Christian traditions.
Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Iceland (Reykjavik)
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 14, 2022 Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Good Friday
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 16, 2022 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 17, 2022 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
First Day of Summer
Thursday, April 21, 2022 First Day of Summer is a national holiday in Iceland
Labour Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mothers' Day
Sunday, May 8, 2022 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 26, 2022 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
Whit Sunday
Sunday, June 5, 2022 Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
Whit Monday
Monday, June 6, 2022 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.
Icelandic Republic Day
Friday, June 17, 2022 Icelandic Republic Day is a national holiday in Iceland
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Iceland (Reykjavik)
Commerce Day
Monday, August 1, 2022 Commerce Day is a national holiday in Iceland
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Iceland (Reykjavik)
Halloween
Monday, October 31, 2022 Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
Fathers' Day
Sunday, November 13, 2022 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Independence Day
Thursday, December 1, 2022 Independence Day is a observance in Iceland
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Iceland (Reykjavik)
Christmas Eve (from noon)
Saturday, December 24, 2022 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Second Day of Christmas
Monday, December 26, 2022 Second Day of Christmas is a national holiday in Iceland
New Year's Eve (from noon)
Saturday, December 31, 2022 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.