List of national public holidays of Denmark in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Denmark. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2018 Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day Nytårsdag
March 29, 2018 March 29, 2018 Maundy Thursday Skærtorsdag. Thursday before Easter Sunday
March 30, 2018 March 30, 2018 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
April 2, 2018 April 2, 2018 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
April 27, 2018 April 27, 2018 General Prayer Day The 4th Friday after Easter
May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 May Day A holiday for certain sectors of the workforce
May 10, 2018 May 10, 2018 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
May 11, 2018 May 11, 2018 Bank Holiday Banks are closed
May 13, 2018 May 13, 2018 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
May 21, 2018 May 21, 2018 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
June 5, 2018 June 5, 2018 Constitution Day Government and Banks. Optional in Private sector
June 5, 2018 June 5, 2018 Father's Day Celebrated on Constitution Day
Dec. 24, 2018 Dec. 24, 2018 Christmas Eve Day Juleaftensdag
Dec. 25, 2018 Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day First Day of Christmas
Dec. 26, 2018 Dec. 26, 2018 Second Day of Christmas Celebrated on 26th December
Dec. 31, 2018 Dec. 31, 2018 New Year's Eve Banks are closed