Svalbard and Jan Mayen has a total of 25 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Name of Holiday Day Date Type
Første nyttårsdag Monday January 1 public
Morsdag Sunday February 11 observance
Fastelavn Sunday February 11 observance
Palmesøndag Sunday March 25 observance
Skjærtorsdag Thursday March 29 public
Langfredag Friday March 30 public
Påskeaften Saturday March 31 public
Første påskedag Sunday April 1 public
Andre påskedag Monday April 2 public
Arbeidernes dag Tuesday May 1 public
Frigjøringsdagen Tuesday May 8 public
Kristi himmelfartsdag Thursday May 10 public
17. mai Thursday May 17 public
Første pinsedag Sunday May 20 public
Andre pinsedag Monday May 21 public
Sankthansaften Saturday June 23 observance
Farsdag Sunday November 11 observance
Første søndag i advent Sunday December 2 observance
Andre søndag i advent Sunday December 9 observance
Tredje søndag i advent Sunday December 16 observance
Fjerde søndag i advent Sunday December 23 observance
Julaften Monday December 24 bank
Første Juledag Tuesday December 25 public
Andre juledag Wednesday December 26 public
Nyttårsaften Monday December 31 bank