Festivals & Public Holidays

List of national holidays observed in Sweden in year 2023.

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Public Holidays in Sweden 2023

Located in Northern Europe, Sweden is one of the nation forming Nordic country. With a population of over 10.3 million, Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe.

National Day of Sweden - Celebrated as National Day across the nation, people are invited to visit large parts of Stockholm Palace all day long. Also popular as Swedish National Day, the day was first celebrated in 1916 at the Stockholm Olympic Stadium. People remember the honour of King Gustav Vasa in 1523 and is widely as celebrated as the foundation of modern Sweden. Entry to Stockholm Palace is free on this day.

Date: 6 June, 2023(Tuesday)
Official name: Sveriges nationaldag

National Holidays in Sweden 2023

Day Date Holiday Name Swedish Name Type
Sunday New Year's Day Nyårsdagen National Holiday
Friday Epiphany (13th Day of Christmas) Trettondedag jul National Holiday
Friday Good Friday Långfredagen National Holiday
Sunday Easter Sunday Påskdagen National Holiday
Monday Easter Monday Annandag påsk National Holiday
Sunday Walpurgis Night Valborg Not A Public Holiday
Monday Labour Day (International Workers' Day) Första Maj National Holiday
Thursday Ascension Day (39 days after Easter Sunday) Kristi himmelsfärds dag National Holiday
Friday The Friday after Ascension Day Himmelsfärdsdag fredag Not A Public Holiday
Sunday Mother's Day (Last Sunday in May. Not a public holiday) Mors dag Not A Public Holiday
Sunday Pentecost Sunday (50 Days after Easter) pingstdagen National Holiday
Tuesday National Day Sveriges nationaldag National Holiday
Friday Midsummer Eve (De facto holiday) Midsommarafton National Holiday
Saturday Midsummer Day Midsommardagen National Holiday
Saturday All Saints' Day (Saturday between October 31 and November 6) Alla helgons dag National Holiday
Sunday Father's Day (2nd Sunday in November. Not a public holiday) Fars dag Not A Public Holiday
Sunday Christmas Eve (De facto holiday) Julafton National Holiday
Monday Christmas Day Juldagen National Holiday
Tuesday Second Day of Christmas Annandag jul National Holiday
Sunday New Year's Eve (De facto holiday) nyårsafton National Holiday

Public Holidays in 2023

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