List of national public holidays of Iceland in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Iceland. 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
March 29, 2018 March 29, 2018 Maundy Thursday The Thursday before Easter Sunday
March 30, 2018 March 30, 2018 Good Friday The Friday before Easter Sunday
April 1, 2018 April 1, 2018 Easter Sunday
April 2, 2018 April 2, 2018 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
April 19, 2018 April 19, 2018 First Day of Summer Thursday after 18 April
May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 May Day
May 10, 2018 May 10, 2018 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
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 17, 2018 June 17, 2018 Independence Day Independence from Denmark in 1944
Aug. 6, 2018 Aug. 6, 2018 Commerce Day 1st Monday in August
Nov. 11, 2018 Nov. 11, 2018 Father's Day 2nd Sunday in November. Not a public holiday
Dec. 24, 2018 Dec. 24, 2018 Christmas Eve Afternoon Only
Dec. 25, 2018 Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day
Dec. 26, 2018 Dec. 26, 2018 St. Stephen's Day
Dec. 31, 2018 Dec. 31, 2018 New Years Eve Afternoon only