Norway Public Holidays List 2023
Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Norway year 2023
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.