Years: 2023 2024 2025

Iceland Public Holidays List 2023

Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Iceland year 2023

New Year's Day (01 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.

Twelfth Night (06 Jan) : Twelfth Night is a observance in Iceland

Valentine's Day (14 Feb) : Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.

Ash Wednesday (22 Feb) : Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.

March Equinox (20 Mar) : March Equinox in Iceland (Reykjavik)

Maundy Thursday (06 Apr) : Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.

Good Friday (07 Apr) : Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.

Holy Saturday (08 Apr) : Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.

Easter Sunday (09 Apr) : Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.

Easter Monday (10 Apr) : Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.

First Day of Summer (20 Apr) : First Day of Summer is a national holiday in Iceland

Labour Day (01 May) : Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.

Mothers' Day (14 May) : Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.

Ascension Day (18 May) : Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.

Whit Sunday (28 May) : Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.

Whit Monday (29 May) : Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday that falls on the day after Pentecost, which is also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday.

Icelandic Republic Day (17 Jun) : Icelandic Republic Day is a national holiday in Iceland

June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Iceland (Reykjavik)

Commerce Day (07 Aug) : Commerce Day is a national holiday in Iceland

September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Iceland (Reykjavik)

Halloween (31 Oct) : Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.

Fathers' Day (12 Nov) : Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.

Independence Day (01 Dec) : Independence Day is a observance in Iceland

December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Iceland (Reykjavik)

Christmas Eve (from noon) (24 Dec) : Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.

Christmas Day (25 Dec) : Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.

Second Day of Christmas (26 Dec) : Second Day of Christmas is a national holiday in Iceland

New Year's Eve (from noon) (31 Dec) : New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.