2020 NETHERLANDS HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in Netherlands is
25th December, FridayChristmas Day
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Netherlands in 2020
|WednesdayWed||Jan 01, 2020Jan 01||New Year's Day|
|FridayFri||Apr 10, 2020Apr 10||Good Friday|
|SundaySun||Apr 12, 2020Apr 12||Easter Sunday|
|MondayMon||Apr 13, 2020Apr 13||Easter Monday|
|MondayMon||Apr 27, 2020Apr 27||King's Birthday|
|TuesdayTue||May 05, 2020May 05||Liberation Day|
|ThursdayThu||May 21, 2020May 21||Ascension Day|
|SundaySun||May 31, 2020May 31||Whit Sunday|
|MondayMon||Jun 01, 2020Jun 01||Whit Monday|
|FridayFri||Dec 25, 2020Dec 25||Christmas Day|
|SaturdaySat||Dec 26, 2020Dec 26||2nd Day of Christmas|
Public Holidays in Netherlands
Friday Dec 25, 2020
The upcoming Netherlands holiday Christmas Day is in 90 days from today.
2nd Day of Christmas
Saturday Dec 26, 2020
The upcoming Netherlands holiday 2nd Day of Christmas is in 91 days from today.
New Year's Day
Friday Jan 01, 2021
The upcoming Netherlands holiday New Year's Day is in 97 days from today.
2020 Public Holidays Netherlands Service
The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Netherlands which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Netherlands holiday calendar for 2020 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.
The Netherlands celebrate several official public holidays every year. The year begins with New Year celebrations. New Year celebrations attract a multitude of people in this country. Festivities often start on the eve of the New Year Day. On the due day, there are lots of festivities around the nation.
Religious public holidays in the Netherlands are mainly of the Christian faith. Christians observe Good Friday, Easter, and Christmas, the latter being the most celebrated of them all. Christmas day is marked with lots of celebrations accompanied by festivities of different kinds. It is a day family get together, have picnics, and gift each other.
‘’Eve of the fasting” popularly known as Carnival, is celebrated in the Netherlands to emphasize the critical role of traditional norms and beliefs. To participate in this celebration, you have to be dressed in outrageous traditional costumes. Traditional rituals and feasting are also part of activities that mark the day.
The most celebrated holiday in the Netherlands is the king’s day. Celebrations are held every year in April in honor of the king. People celebrate with the king’s night event held on the night before the actual day. Most buildings and streets are decorated with orange cloth cuttings that are ducked around the cities. People are also dressed in orange-colored clothes. For the royal family, they parade in horses through the Hague.
The Netherlands has other celebrated national holidays including, Liberation Day, Flag Day, Prince Day. During holidays, government offices, businesses, and schools are closed, and employees are given a paid day off.