Norway has a total of 46 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 January 1 is a day off for most people in Norway.
Princess Ingrid Alexandra's Day
Sunday, January 21, 2024 Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway's birthday is a flag day, when the Norwegian flag is flown on all flag poles.
Saami National Day
Tuesday, February 6, 2024 The Saami National Day is publicly celebrated in Norway by flying the Norwegian and Saami flags.
Mothers' Day
Sunday, February 11, 2024 Mother's Day is on the second Sunday in February in Norway.
Carnival
Sunday, February 11, 2024 For Carnival, Norwegians traditionally serve wheat buns filled with whipped cream.
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.
King Harald V's Day
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 King Harald V of Norway's birthday is a flag day.
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 March Equinox in Norway (Oslo)
Palm Sunday
Sunday, March 24, 2024 Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter Sunday and commemorates Jesus' arrival in Jerusalem.
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, March 28, 2024 Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus Christ’s last supper with his disciples.
Good Friday
Friday, March 29, 2024 Good Friday commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, March 30, 2024 Holy Saturday is also known as Easter Saturday, and is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, March 31, 2024 Easter Sunday is a day off for most in Norway.
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday, March 31, 2024 Daylight Saving Time starts in Norway
Easter Monday
Monday, April 1, 2024 Easter Monday in Norway is the last day of the Easter holiday.
Labor Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 Labor Day or May Day on May 1 is a public holiday day in Norway.
Day of Liberation
Wednesday, May 8, 2024 Liberation Day in Norway marks the end of the German occupation during the second World War.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 9, 2024
17 May Constitution Day (1814)
Friday, May 17, 2024 May 17 is the Constitution Day (1814) in Norway and a day of celebration.
Whit Saturday
Saturday, May 18, 2024 Whit Saturday is not a public holiday in Norway, but shops close earlier than normal.
Whit Sunday
Sunday, May 19, 2024 Whit Sunday or Pentecost is a public holiday in Norway.
Whit Monday
Monday, May 20, 2024 Whit Monday is a public holiday in Norway, making the Pentecost weekend a long weekend.
Dissolution of Union With Sweden (1905)
Friday, June 7, 2024 Dissolution of Union With Sweden (1905) is a flag day in Norway
June Solstice
Thursday, June 20, 2024 June Solstice in Norway (Oslo)
Midsummer Eve
Sunday, June 23, 2024 Traditionally, people celebrate Midsummer's Eve by gathering around a large bonfire.
St. John's Day
Monday, June 24, 2024
Queen Sonja's Day
Thursday, July 4, 2024 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
Saturday, July 20, 2024 July 20 is H.K.H. Crown Prince Haakon birthday and a flag day in Norway.
St. Olaf's Day
Monday, July 29, 2024 St. Olaf's Day is a flag day in Norway
Crown Princess Mette-Marit's Day
Monday, August 19, 2024 August 19 is Crown Princess Mette Marit 's birthday is a flag day in Norway.
September Equinox
Sunday, September 22, 2024 September Equinox in Norway (Oslo)
United Nations Day
Thursday, October 24, 2024 The UN Day is on October 24 and is mainly marked in schools and kindergartens in Norway.
Repentance Day
Sunday, October 27, 2024 Repentance Day is a observance in Norway
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday, October 27, 2024 Daylight Saving Time ends in Norway
Halloween
Thursday, October 31, 2024 On Halloween, more and more Norwegian kids dress up in costumes to go trick or treating.
All Saints' Day
Sunday, November 3, 2024 All Saints' Day is a observance in Norway
Fathers' Day
Sunday, November 10, 2024 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
First Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 1, 2024
Second Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 8, 2024 Second Advent Sunday is a observance in Norway
Third Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 15, 2024 Third Advent Sunday is a observance in Norway
December Solstice
Saturday, December 21, 2024 December Solstice in Norway (Oslo)
Fourth Advent Sunday
Sunday, December 22, 2024 Fourth Advent Sunday is a observance in Norway
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 24, 2024 Norwegians exchange gifts and get together for the main Christmas celebrations on December 24.
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Thursday, December 26, 2024 Boxing Day on December 26 is a public holiday in Norway.
New Year's Eve
Tuesday, December 31, 2024 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
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