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2021 NETHERLANDS HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Netherlands is

27th April, TuesdayKing's Birthday

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Netherlands in 2021

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJan 01, 2021Jan 01New Year's Day
FridayFriApr 02, 2021Apr 02Good Friday
SundaySunApr 04, 2021Apr 04Easter Sunday
MondayMonApr 05, 2021Apr 05Easter Monday
TuesdayTueApr 27, 2021Apr 27King's Birthday
WednesdayWedMay 05, 2021May 05Liberation Day
ThursdayThuMay 13, 2021May 13Ascension Day
SundaySunMay 23, 2021May 23Whit Sunday
MondayMonMay 24, 2021May 24Whit Monday
SaturdaySatDec 25, 2021Dec 25Christmas Day
SundaySunDec 26, 2021Dec 262nd Day of Christmas

Public Holidays in Netherlands

King's Birthday

King's Birthday

Tuesday Apr 27, 2021

The upcoming Netherlands holiday King's Birthday is in 9 days from today.

Liberation Day

Liberation Day

Wednesday May 05, 2021

The upcoming Netherlands holiday Liberation Day is in 17 days from today.

Ascension Day

Ascension Day

Thursday May 13, 2021

The upcoming Netherlands holiday Ascension Day is in 25 days from today.

2021 Public Holidays Netherlands Service

The above is the list of 2021 public holidays declared in Netherlands which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Netherlands holiday calendar for 2021 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.