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Iceland Public Holidays 2023

See also: 2023 public holidays in EFTA, EMEA, Europe, OECD, Scandinavia and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Iceland 2023 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 public holidays in 2023 is:


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