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Iceland Public Holidays 2020

See also: 2020 public holidays in EFTA, EMEA, Europe, OECD, Scandinavia and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Iceland 2020 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Iceland official public holidays in 2020 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Wednesday New Year's Day
Thursday Maundy Thursday
Friday Good Friday
Sunday Easter
Monday Easter Monday
Thursday Sumardagurinn fyrsti (First Day of Summer)
Friday May Day
Thursday Ascension Day
Sunday Whit Sunday (Pentecost)
Monday Whit Monday
Wednesday Independence Day (National Day)
Monday Frídagur verslunarmanna (Commerce Day)
Dec Thursday Christmas Eve
Dec Friday Christmas Day
Dec Saturday Second Day of Christmas
Dec Thursday New Year's Eve afternoon

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Recent Iceland Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Iceland public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Iceland (beta)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Iceland, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2019-2029).

Iceland Background Information and Links