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Public holidays

Find out when businesses may be closed or have limited hours

Businesses, banks and most stores in Iceland are closed on these holidays*

  2016 2017 2018
New Year‘s Day January 1 January 1 January 1
Maundy Thursday March 24 April 13 March 29
Good Friday March 25 April 14 March 30
Easter Sunday March 27 April 16 April 1
Easter Monday March 28 April 17 April 2
First Day of Summer April 21 April 20 April 19
Labour Day May 1 May 1 May 1
Ascension Day May 5 May 25 May 10
Whit Sunday May 15 June 4 May 20
Whit Monday May 16 June 5 May 21
National Day June 17 June 17 June 17
Bank Holiday Monday August 1 August 7 August 6
Christmas Eve (from noon) December 24 December 24 December 24
Christmas Day December 25 December 25 December 25
Boxing Day December 26 December 26 December 26
New Years Eve (from noon) December 31 December 31 December 31

* With more and more visitors coming to Iceland, a selection of shops and restaurants in Reykjavík will remain open during the dates listed above. Banks and government offices (including the liquor store, Vínbúðin) will always be closed on public holidays.

 

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