National Public Holidays in Denmark

Dates when the banks, government offices, schools, and sometimes shops and businesses, are closed to celebrate the national vacation days...

  • Public holidays in Denmark are called helligdage
  • A public holiday that falls on a weekend is not moved to another date
  • Most Danish shops and businesses close on public holidays


Public holidays in Denmark 2017

  • 1st January - New Year's Day
  • 13th April- Maundy Thursday
  • 14th April - Good Friday
  • 17th April - EasterMonday
  • 12th May - Great Prayer Day (Store Bededag). The 4th Friday after Easter
  • 25th May - Ascension Day. Forty days after Easter
  • 4th June - Whit Sunday
  • 5th June - Whit Monday and Constitution Day
  • 24th December - Christmas Eve
  • 25th December - Christmas Day
  • 26th December - Second Day of Christmas