Netherlands has a total of 24 holidays in 2024. 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
Monday, January 1, 2024 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
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 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
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 March Equinox in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Good Friday
Friday, March 29, 2024 Good Friday is the Friday before Easter Sunday in the Netherlands.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, March 31, 2024 On Easter Sunday (paaszondag, pasen) many Christians in the Netherlands celebrate the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 1, 2024 Easter Monday (tweede paasdag) in the Netherlands is the day after Easter Sunday.
King's Birthday
Saturday, April 27, 2024 The King’s official birthday in the Netherlands is a festive occasion that is annually celebrated on April 27.
Remembrance Day
Saturday, May 4, 2024 Remembrance Day in the Netherlands commemorates Dutch civilians and soldiers who lost their lives in war and during peace-keeping missions.
Liberation Day
Sunday, May 5, 2024 Liberation Day in the Netherlands celebrates the end of World War II in Europe.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 9, 2024 Ascension Day (hemelvaart) in the Netherlands is the 40th day of Easter and ten days before Pentecost.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 12, 2024 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Whit Sunday
Sunday, May 19, 2024 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 20, 2024 The second day of Pentecost (tweede pinksterdag) in the Netherlands is on a Monday seven weeks after Easter Monday.
Father's Day
Sunday, June 16, 2024 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Thursday, June 20, 2024 June Solstice in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Keti Koti
Monday, July 1, 2024 Keti Koti is a observance in the Netherlands
September Equinox
Sunday, September 22, 2024 September Equinox in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
Thursday, December 5, 2024 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
Friday, December 6, 2024 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
Saturday, December 21, 2024 December Solstice in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 24, 2024 Christmas Eve in the Netherlands is the start of the Dutch Christmas holidays.
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 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
Thursday, December 26, 2024 The second day of Christmas is a holiday for many people in the Netherlands. It always falls on December 26.
New Year's Eve
Tuesday, December 31, 2024 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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