Iceland Holidays

New Year’s Day: January 1

Easter: March/April (Maundy Thursday to Easter Monday, changes annually)

First Day of Summer: Third Thursday in April

Labor Day: May 1

Ascension Day: May/June (changes annually)

Whit Sunday and Whit Monday: May/June (changes annually)

Sjómannadagurinn (Fisherman’s day): First Sunday in June

Independence Day: June 17

Shop and Office Workers’ Holiday: 1st Monday in August

Christmas: December 24-26

New Year’s Eve: December 31

Note that almost all hotels and guesthouses close from Christmas Eve to New Year’s Day.