Top events in Iceland

September
29

First held in 2004, this festival has fast established itself as Iceland's biggest and most important film festival. Visitors to the event are...

November
02

Hosted in disused warehouses, airplane hangars, clubs, bars and an assortment of other unusual venues around Reykjavik, this annual music festival...

December
31

New Year’s Eve is traditionally a major excuse to party in the city. Shops and restaurants open in the morning and visitors can take a New Year's...

Iceland Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
24
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
24 March 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
March
28
Easter Monday
Start date:
28 March 2016
April
21
First Day of Summer
Start date:
21 April 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
05
Ascension Day
Start date:
5 May 2016
May
16
Whit Monday
Start date:
16 May 2016
June
17
National Day
Start date:
17 June 2016
August
01
Commerce Day
Start date:
1 August 2016
December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2016
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2016
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