List of national public holidays of Iceland in 2020

This page contains a calendar of all 2020 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, 2020 Jan. 1, 2020 New Year's Day
April 9, 2020 April 9, 2020 Maundy Thursday The Thursday before Easter Sunday
April 10, 2020 April 10, 2020 Good Friday The Friday before Easter Sunday
April 12, 2020 April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday
April 13, 2020 April 13, 2020 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
April 23, 2020 April 23, 2020 First Day of Summer Thursday after 18 April
May 1, 2020 May 1, 2020 May Day
May 10, 2020 May 10, 2020 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
May 21, 2020 May 21, 2020 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
June 1, 2020 June 1, 2020 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
June 17, 2020 June 17, 2020 Independence Day Independence from Denmark in 1944
Aug. 3, 2020 Aug. 3, 2020 Commerce Day 1st Monday in August
Nov. 8, 2020 Nov. 8, 2020 Father's Day 2nd Sunday in November. Not a public holiday
Dec. 24, 2020 Dec. 24, 2020 Christmas Eve Afternoon Only
Dec. 25, 2020 Dec. 25, 2020 Christmas Day
Dec. 26, 2020 Dec. 26, 2020 St. Stephen's Day
Dec. 31, 2020 Dec. 31, 2020 New Year's Eve Afternoon only