Norway has a total of 46 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 January 1 is a day off for most people in Norway.
Princess Ingrid Alexandra's Day
Saturday, January 21, 2023 Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway's birthday is a flag day, when the Norwegian flag is flown on all flag poles.
Saami National Day
Monday, February 6, 2023 The Saami National Day is publicly celebrated in Norway by flying the Norwegian and Saami flags.
Mothers' Day
Sunday, February 12, 2023 Mother's Day is on the second Sunday in February in Norway.
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.
Sunday, February 19, 2023 For Carnival, Norwegians traditionally serve wheat buns filled with whipped cream.
King Harald V's Day
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 King Harald V of Norway's birthday is a flag day.
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in Norway (Oslo)
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday, March 26, 2023 Daylight Saving Time starts in Norway
Palm Sunday
Sunday, April 2, 2023 Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter Sunday and commemorates Jesus' arrival in Jerusalem.
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 6, 2023 Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus Christ’s last supper with his disciples.
Good Friday
Friday, April 7, 2023 Good Friday commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 8, 2023 Holy Saturday is also known as Easter Saturday, and is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 9, 2023 Easter Sunday is a day off for most in Norway.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 10, 2023 Easter Monday in Norway is the last day of the Easter holiday.
Labor Day
Monday, May 1, 2023 Labor Day or May Day on May 1 is a public holiday day in Norway.
Day of Liberation
Monday, May 8, 2023 Liberation Day in Norway marks the end of the German occupation during the second World War.
17 May Constitution Day (1814)
Wednesday, May 17, 2023 May 17 is the Constitution Day (1814) in Norway and a day of celebration.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 18, 2023
Whit Saturday
Saturday, May 27, 2023 Whit Saturday is not a public holiday in Norway, but shops close earlier than normal.
Whit Sunday
Sunday, May 28, 2023 Whit Sunday or Pentecost is a public holiday in Norway.
Whit Monday
Monday, May 29, 2023 Whit Monday is a public holiday in Norway, making the Pentecost weekend a long weekend.
Dissolution of Union With Sweden (1905)
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 Dissolution of Union With Sweden (1905) is a flag day in Norway
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Norway (Oslo)
Midsummer Eve
Friday, June 23, 2023 Traditionally, people celebrate Midsummer's Eve by gathering around a large bonfire.
St. John's Day
Saturday, June 24, 2023
Queen Sonja's Day
Tuesday, July 4, 2023 H.M. Queen Sonja of Norway's birthday is a flag day, when the Norwegian flag is flown on all flag poles.
Crown Prince Haakon's Day
Thursday, July 20, 2023 July 20 is H.K.H. Crown Prince Haakon birthday and a flag day in Norway.
St. Olaf's Day
Saturday, July 29, 2023 29. juli er olsok og flaggdag i Norge.
Crown Princess Mette-Marit's Day
Saturday, August 19, 2023 August 19 is Crown Princess Mette Marit 's birthday is a flag day in Norway.
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Norway (Oslo)
United Nations Day
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 The UN Day is on October 24 and is mainly marked in schools and kindergartens in Norway.
Repentance Day
Sunday, October 29, 2023 Repentance Day is a observance in Norway
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday, October 29, 2023 Daylight Saving Time ends in Norway
Tuesday, October 31, 2023 On Halloween, more and more Norwegian kids dress up in costumes to go trick or treating.
All Saints' Day
Sunday, November 5, 2023 Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
Fathers' Day
Sunday, November 12, 2023 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
First Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 3, 2023
Second Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 10, 2023 Second Advent Sunday is a observance in Norway
Third Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 17, 2023 Third Advent Sunday is a observance in Norway
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Norway (Oslo)
Fourth Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 24, 2023 Fourth Advent Sunday is a observance in Norway
Christmas Eve
Sunday, December 24, 2023 Norwegians exchange gifts and get together for the main Christmas celebrations on December 24.
Christmas Day
Monday, December 25, 2023 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Tuesday, December 26, 2023 Boxing Day on December 26 is a public holiday in Norway.
New Year's Eve
Sunday, December 31, 2023 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
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