Netherlands has a total of 22 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 (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
Monday, February 14, 2022 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Good Friday
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday is the Friday before Easter Sunday in the Netherlands.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 17, 2022 On Easter Sunday (paaszondag, pasen) many Christians in the Netherlands celebrate the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Monday (tweede paasdag) in the Netherlands is the day after Easter Sunday.
King's Birthday
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 The King’s official birthday in the Netherlands is a festive occasion that is annually celebrated on April 27.
Remembrance Day
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 Remembrance Day in the Netherlands commemorates Dutch civilians and soldiers who lost their lives in war and during peace-keeping missions.
Liberation Day
Thursday, May 5, 2022 Liberation Day in the Netherlands celebrates the end of World War II in Europe.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 26, 2022 Ascension Day (hemelvaart) in the Netherlands is the 40th day of Easter and ten days before Pentecost.
Whit Sunday
Sunday, June 5, 2022 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 6, 2022 The second day of Pentecost (tweede pinksterdag) in the Netherlands is on a Monday seven weeks after Easter Monday.
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Keti Koti
Friday, July 1, 2022 Keti Koti is a observance in the Netherlands
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
Monday, December 5, 2022 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
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 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
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 24, 2022 Christmas Eve in the Netherlands is the start of the Dutch Christmas holidays.
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 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
Monday, December 26, 2022 The second day of Christmas is a holiday for many people in the Netherlands. It always falls on December 26.
New Year's Eve
Saturday, December 31, 2022 New Year’s Eve is one of the most exciting times in The Netherlands, farewelling the Old Year and celebrating the New Year.