Danish Holidays

October 29th, 2017 (Sunday)
Summertime Ends


December 25th & 26th, 2017 (Monday-Tuesday)
Jul (Christmas)

National & Religious holiday, birth of Jesus Christ, Xmas trees are lit and gifts are passed.



December 31st, 2017 (Sunday)
Nytårsaften (NewYear's Eve)

Celebrating last day of the Year.



January 1st, 2018 (Monday)
Nytårsdag

National holiday beginning New Year.



February 11th, 2018 (Sunday)
Fastelavn

Children are free from school. Old tradition celebrating beginning of the FAST.



March 25th, 2018 (Sunday)
Summertime begins


March 25th, 2018 (Sunday)
Palmesøndag


March 29th, 2018 (Thursday)
Skærtorsdag


March 30th, 2018 (Friday)
Langfredag (Good Friday)


April 1st, 2018 (Sunday)
Påskedag (Easter Sunday)


April 2nd, 2018 (Monday)
Anden Påskedag (Easter Monday)


April 27th, 2018 (Friday)
Store Bededag

Fourth Friday after Easter, religious prayers day. National holiday.



May 10th, 2018 (Thursday)
Kristi Himmelfartsdag

Ascension of Jesus Christ, National & religious holiday.



May 20th & 21st, 2018 (Sunday-Monday)
Pinse

Celebrating resurrection of Christ, National & Religious holiday.



June 24th, 2018 (Sunday)
Sankt Hans dag

Midsummer Eve, no holiday but bonfire are lit and songs are sung in the evening.