Top events in Sweden

April
30

Proof that Sweden’s Viking past isn’t too far below the surface, the ancient Walpurgis Night festival, like Midsommar, involves lighting huge...

April
30

Heralding the arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night (otherwise known as Valborg) is an often frenzied celebration involving copious bonfires, alcohol...

May
01

Taking place in the coastal town of Monsteras overlooking the Kalmarsund, the annual Blues Festival brings international performers to the stage....

Sweden Public Holidays

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

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2017
April
16
Easter Sunday
Start date:
16 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
May
25
Ascension Day
Start date:
25 May 2017
June
04
Whit Sunday
Start date:
4 June 2017
June
06
National Day
Start date:
6 June 2017
June
24
Midsummer's Day
Start date:
24 June 2017
November
04
All Saint's Day
Start date:
4 November 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2017
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2017
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