Top events in Iceland

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...

January
23

Icelanders celebrate the old feast of Þorrablót, with singing, dancing, and the consumption of traditional Viking food, topped off with ...

February
05

Dedicated to the theme of light and energy, and really just to cheer everyone up after a long dark winter, the Winter Lights Festival is an...

Iceland Public Holidays

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

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
April
17
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
17 April 2014
April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
April
21
Easter Monday
Start date:
21 April 2014
April
24
First Day of Summer
Start date:
24 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
May
29
Ascension Day
Start date:
29 May 2014
June
09
Whit Monday
Start date:
9 June 2014
June
17
National Day
Start date:
17 June 2014
August
04
Commerce Day
Start date:
4 August 2014
December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2014
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
April
02
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
2 April 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
April
06
Easter Monday
Start date:
6 April 2015
April
23
First Day of Summer
Start date:
23 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
May
14
Ascension Day
Start date:
14 May 2015
May
25
Whit Monday
Start date:
25 May 2015
June
17
National Day
Start date:
17 June 2015
August
03
Commerce Day
Start date:
3 August 2015
December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2015
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2015
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