Public holidays

Here you will find information about public holidays and traditional festivities in Sweden. Keep an eye out on our website for University opening times affected by public holidays!

January 1st - New Years Day (Nyårsdagen)

January 6th - Epiphany (Trettondagen)

March or April (dates vary) - Good Friday (Långfredag)

March of April (dates vary) - Easter Sunday (Påskdagen)

March or April (dates vary) - Easter Monday (Annandag påsk)

May 1st - Labour Day (Första maj)

May (always on a Thursday but dates vary) - Accession day (Kristi Himmelsfärdsdag)

June 6th - Sweden's National Day (Sveriges nationaldag)

June (always on a Friday but dates vary) - Midsummer's Eve (Midsommarafton)

June (always on a Saturday but dates vary) - Midsummer Day (Midsommardagen)

November (first Saturday) - All Saint's Day (Allhelgonadagen)

December 24th - Christmas Eve (Julafton)

December 25th - Christmas Day (Juldagen)

December 26th - Boxing Day/St Stephens Day (Annandag jul)

December 31st - New Year's Eve (Nyårsafton) 

Published by: Joelin Quigley Berg Page responsible: Lisa Olsson Updated: 2017-06-15
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