Sweden has a total of 34 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 is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Twelfth Night
Thursday, January 5, 2023 Twelfth Night is a de facto half holiday in Sweden
Friday, January 6, 2023 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
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 Sweden (Stockholm)
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday, March 26, 2023 Daylight Saving Time starts in Sweden
Good Friday
Friday, April 7, 2023 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 8, 2023 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 9, 2023 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 10, 2023 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Walpurgis Night
Sunday, April 30, 2023 Walpurgis Night is a de facto half holiday in Sweden
May 1st
Monday, May 1, 2023 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 18, 2023 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
Whit Saturday
Saturday, May 27, 2023 Whit Saturday is a de facto holiday in Sweden
Whit Sunday
Sunday, May 28, 2023 Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 28, 2023 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
National day
Tuesday, June 6, 2023 National day is a public holiday in Sweden
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Sweden (Stockholm)
Midsummer Eve
Friday, June 23, 2023 Midsummer Eve is a de facto and bank holiday in Sweden
Midsummer Day
Saturday, June 24, 2023 Midsummer Day is a public holiday in Sweden
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Sweden (Stockholm)
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday, October 29, 2023 Daylight Saving Time ends in Sweden
All Saints' Eve
Friday, November 3, 2023 All Saints' Eve is a de facto half holiday in Sweden
All Saints' Day
Saturday, November 4, 2023 Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
Father's Day
Sunday, November 12, 2023 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
First Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 3, 2023 The first Sunday of Advent marks the beginning of the Christian year.
Second Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 10, 2023 Second Advent Sunday is a observance and Christian holiday in Sweden
Third Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 17, 2023 Third Advent Sunday is a observance and Christian holiday in Sweden
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Sweden (Stockholm)
Christmas Eve
Sunday, December 24, 2023 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Fourth Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 24, 2023 Fourth Advent Sunday is a observance and Christian holiday in Sweden
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 is a public holiday in Sweden
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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