Public holidays in the Netherlands 2018-2022






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Non-movable holidays

Non-statutory holidays are written in gray.

holidayLocal namedate
New Year's DayNieuwjaarsdagJan 1
King's DayKoningsdagApr 27
Remembrance of the deadNationale DodenherdenkingMay 4
Liberation DayBevrijdingsdagMay 5
St. Nicholas EveSinterklaasavondDec 5
Saint NicholasSinterklaasDec 6
Christmas EveKerstavondDec 24
Christmas DayEerste KerstdagDec 25
Boxing DayTweede KerstdagDec 26
New Year's EveOudejaarsdagDec 31
Queen's DayKoninginnedag 4


Movable Holidays in the Netherlands

holidayLocal name20182019202020212022
ShrovetideVastenavondFeb 13Mar 5Feb 25Feb 16Mar 1
Ash WednesdayFeb 14Mar 6Feb 26Feb 17Mar 2
Good FridayGoede VrijdagMar 30Apr 19Apr 10Apr 2Apr 15
Easter SundayEerste PaasdagApr 1Apr 21Apr 12Apr 4Apr 17
Easter MondayTweede PaasdagApr 2Apr 22Apr 13Apr 5Apr 18
Ascension of ChristHemelvaartsdagMay 10May 30May 21May 13May 26
Mother's DayMoederdagMay 13May 12May 10May 9May 8
Whit SundayEerste PinksterdagMay 20Jun 9May 31May 23Jun 5
Whit MondayTweede PinksterdagMay 21Jun 10Jun 1May 24Jun 6
Father's DayVaderdagJun 17Jun 16Jun 21Jun 20Jun 19