Years: 2023 2024 2025

Norway Public Holidays List 2023

Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Norway year 2023
101 Jan, SundayNew Year's DayNational holiday,Flag day
221 Jan, SaturdayPrincess Ingrid Alexandra's dayFlag day
306 Feb, MondayThe Saami people's dayFlag day
412 Feb, SundayMother's DayObservance
514 Feb, TuesdayValentine's DayObservance
619 Feb, SundayCarnivalObservance
721 Feb, TuesdayKing Harald V's dayFlag day
820 Mar, MondayMarch EquinoxSeason
926 Mar, SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time
1002 Apr, SundayPalm SundayObservance
1106 Apr, ThursdayMaundy ThursdayNational holiday
1207 Apr, FridayGood FridayNational holiday
1308 Apr, SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance
1409 Apr, SundayEaster SundayNational holiday,Flag day
1510 Apr, MondayEaster MondayNational holiday
1601 May, MondayLabor dayNational holiday,Flag day
1708 May, MondayDay of liberationObservance,Flag day
1817 May, Wednesday17 May Constitution Day (1814)National holiday,Flag day
1918 May, ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday
2027 May, SaturdayWhit SaturdayObservance
2128 May, SundayWhit SundayNational holiday,Flag day
2229 May, MondayWhit MondayNational holiday
2307 Jun, WednesdayDissolution of union with Sweden (1905)Flag day
2421 Jun, WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
2523 Jun, FridayMidsummer EveObservance
2624 Jun, SaturdaySt. John's dayObservance
2704 Jul, TuesdayQueen Sonja's dayFlag day
2820 Jul, ThursdayCrown Prince Haakon's dayFlag day
2929 Jul, SaturdaySt. Olaf's dayFlag day
3019 Aug, SaturdayCrown Princess Mette-Marit's dayFlag day
3123 Sep, SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
3224 Oct, TuesdayUnited Nations DayObservance
3329 Oct, SundayRepentance DayObservance
3429 Oct, SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time
3531 Oct, TuesdayHalloweenObservance
3605 Nov, SundayAll Saints' DayObservance
3712 Nov, SundayFather's DayObservance
3803 Dec, SundayFirst Advent SundayObservance
3910 Dec, SundaySecond Advent SundayObservance
4017 Dec, SundayThird Advent SundayObservance
4122 Dec, FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
4224 Dec, SundayChristmas EveObservance
4324 Dec, SundayFourth Advent SundayObservance
4425 Dec, MondayChristmas DayNational holiday,Flag day
4526 Dec, TuesdayBoxing DayNational holiday
4631 Dec, SundayNew Year's EveObservance

New Year's Day (01 Jan) : January 1 is a day off for most people in Norway.

Princess Ingrid Alexandra's day (21 Jan) : Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway's birthday is a flag day, when the Norwegian flag is flown on all flag poles.

The Saami people's day (06 Feb) : The Saami People's Day is publicly celebrated in Norway by flying the Norwegian and Saami flags.

Mother's Day (12 Feb) : Mother's Day is on the second Sunday in February in Norway.

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

Carnival (19 Feb) : For Carnival, Norwegians traditionally serve wheat buns filled with whipped cream.

King Harald V's day (21 Feb) : King Harald V of Norway's birthday is a flag day.

March Equinox (20 Mar) : March Equinox in Norway (Oslo)

Daylight Saving Time starts (26 Mar) : Daylight Saving Time starts in Norway

Palm Sunday (02 Apr) : Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter Sunday and commemorates Jesus' arrival in Jerusalem.

Maundy Thursday (06 Apr) : Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus Christ’s last supper with his disciples.

Good Friday (07 Apr) : Good Friday commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death.

Holy Saturday (08 Apr) : Holy Saturday is also known as Easter Saturday, and is the day before Easter Sunday.

Easter Sunday (09 Apr) : Easter Sunday is a day off for most in Norway.

Easter Monday (10 Apr) : Easter Monday in Norway is the last day of the Easter holiday.

Labor day (01 May) : Labor Day or May Day on May 1 is a public holiday day in Norway.

Day of liberation (08 May) : Liberation Day in Norway marks the end of the German occupation during the second World War.

17 May Constitution Day (1814) (17 May) : 17 May Constitution Day (1814) is a national holiday and flag day in Norway

Ascension Day (18 May) :

Whit Saturday (27 May) : Whit Saturday is not a public holiday in Norway, but shops close earlier than normal.

Whit Sunday (28 May) : Whit Sunday or Pentecost is a public holiday in Norway.

Whit Monday (29 May) : Whit Monday is a public holiday in Norway, making the Pentecost weekend a long weekend.

Dissolution of union with Sweden (1905) (07 Jun) : Dissolution of union with Sweden (1905) is a flag day in Norway

June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Norway (Oslo)

Midsummer Eve (23 Jun) : Traditionally, people celebrate Midsummer's Eve by gathering around a large bonfire.

St. John's day (24 Jun) :

Queen Sonja's day (04 Jul) : 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 (20 Jul) : July 20 is H.K.H. Crown Prince Haakon birthday and a flag day in Norway.

St. Olaf's day (29 Jul) : St. Olaf's day is a flag day in Norway

Crown Princess Mette-Marit's day (19 Aug) : August 19 is Crown Princess Mette Marit 's birthday is a flag day in Norway.

September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Norway (Oslo)

United Nations Day (24 Oct) : The UN Day is on October 24 and is mainly marked in schools and kindergartens in Norway.

Repentance Day (29 Oct) : Repentance Day is a observance in Norway

Daylight Saving Time ends (29 Oct) : Daylight Saving Time ends in Norway

Halloween (31 Oct) : On Halloween, more and more Norwegian kids dress up in costumes to go trick or treating.

All Saints' Day (05 Nov) : All Saints' Day is a observance in Norway

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

First Advent Sunday (03 Dec) :

Second Advent Sunday (10 Dec) : Second Advent Sunday is a observance in Norway

Third Advent Sunday (17 Dec) : Third Advent Sunday is a observance in Norway

December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Norway (Oslo)

Christmas Eve (24 Dec) : Norwegians exchange gifts and get together for the main Christmas celebrations on December 24.

Fourth Advent Sunday (24 Dec) : Fourth Advent Sunday is a observance in Norway

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

Boxing Day (26 Dec) : Boxing Day on December 26 is a public holiday in Norway

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