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

  • 1st January - New Year's Day
  • 14th April - Maundy Thursday
  • 15th April - Good Friday
  • 18th April - Easter Monday
  • 13th May- Great Prayer Day (Store Bededag). The 4th Friday after Easter
  • 26th May - Ascension Day. Forty days after Easter
  • 5th June -  Constitution Day
  • 6th June- Whit Sunday
  • 24th December - Christmas Eve
  • 25th December - Christmas Day
  • 26th December - Second Day of Christmas

For a list of public holidays for the current year