Netherlands has a total of 24 holidays in 2023. 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
Sunday, January 1, 2023 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
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 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.
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Good Friday
Friday, April 7, 2023 Good Friday is the Friday before Easter Sunday in the Netherlands.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 9, 2023 On Easter Sunday (paaszondag, pasen) many Christians in the Netherlands celebrate the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 10, 2023 Easter Monday (tweede paasdag) in the Netherlands is the day after Easter Sunday.
King's Birthday
Thursday, April 27, 2023 The King’s official birthday in the Netherlands is a festive occasion that is annually celebrated on April 27.
Remembrance Day
Thursday, May 4, 2023 Remembrance Day in the Netherlands commemorates Dutch civilians and soldiers who lost their lives in war and during peace-keeping missions.
Liberation Day
Friday, May 5, 2023 Liberation Day in the Netherlands celebrates the end of World War II in Europe.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 14, 2023 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 18, 2023 Ascension Day (hemelvaart) in the Netherlands is the 40th day of Easter and ten days before Pentecost.
Whit Sunday
Sunday, May 28, 2023 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, May 29, 2023 The second day of Pentecost (tweede pinksterdag) in the Netherlands is on a Monday seven weeks after Easter Monday.
Father's Day
Sunday, June 18, 2023 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Keti Koti
Saturday, July 1, 2023 Keti Koti is a observance in the Netherlands
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 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
Wednesday, December 6, 2023 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
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Christmas Eve
Sunday, December 24, 2023 Christmas Eve in the Netherlands is the start of the Dutch Christmas holidays.
Christmas Day
Monday, December 25, 2023 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
Tuesday, December 26, 2023 The second day of Christmas is a holiday for many people in the Netherlands. It always falls on December 26.
New Year's Eve
Sunday, December 31, 2023 New Year’s Eve is one of the most exciting times in The Netherlands, farewelling the Old Year and celebrating the New Year.
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