List of national public holidays of Iceland in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 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, 2019 Jan. 1, 2019 New Year's Day
April 18, 2019 April 18, 2019 Maundy Thursday The Thursday before Easter Sunday
April 19, 2019 April 19, 2019 Good Friday The Friday before Easter Sunday
April 22, 2019 April 22, 2019 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
April 25, 2019 April 25, 2019 First Day of Summer Thursday after 18 April
May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019 May Day
May 12, 2019 May 12, 2019 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
May 30, 2019 May 30, 2019 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
June 10, 2019 June 10, 2019 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
June 17, 2019 June 17, 2019 Independence Day Independence from Denmark in 1944
Aug. 5, 2019 Aug. 5, 2019 Commerce Day 1st Monday in August
Nov. 10, 2019 Nov. 10, 2019 Father's Day 2nd Sunday in November. Not a public holiday
Dec. 24, 2019 Dec. 24, 2019 Christmas Eve Afternoon Only
Dec. 25, 2019 Dec. 25, 2019 Christmas Day
Dec. 26, 2019 Dec. 26, 2019 St. Stephen's Day
Dec. 31, 2019 Dec. 31, 2019 New Years Eve Afternoon only