Top events in Iceland

February
04

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...

March
01

Beer Day in Iceland marks the abolition, on 1 March 1989, of a 75-year-long prohibition of beer. Making up for lost time, the citizens of...

March
01

A tantalising treat for the taste buds, this annual festival sees visiting chefs from around the world travel to Iceland for a programme of food...

Iceland Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

2021

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2021
April
01
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
1 April 2021
April
02
Good Friday
Start date:
2 April 2021
April
05
Easter Monday
Start date:
5 April 2021
April
22
First Day of Summer
Start date:
22 April 2021
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2021
May
13
Ascension Day
Start date:
13 May 2021
May
24
Whit Monday
Start date:
24 May 2021
June
17
National Day
Start date:
17 June 2021
August
02
Commerce Day
Start date:
2 August 2021
December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2021
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2021
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2021
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2021
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