Public holidays

Below is a list of annual Danish public holidays

2017

New Year’s Day: 1 January 
Maundy/Holy Thursday: 13 April 
Good Friday: 14 April 
Easter Sunday: 16 April
Easter Monday: 17 April 
Great Prayer Day: 12 May 
Ascension Day: 25 May 
Pentecost/Whit Sunday: 4 June 
Pentecost/ Whit Monday: 5 June 
Christmas Day: 25 December 
Boxing Day: 26 December

2018

New Year’s Day: 1 January 
Maundy/Holy Thursday: 29 March
Good Friday: 30 March
Easter Sunday: 1 April
Easter Monday: 2 April 
Great Prayer Day: 27 April 
Ascension Day: 10 May 
Pentecost/Whit Sunday: 20 May 
Pentecost/ Whit Monday: 21 May 
Christmas Day: 25 December 
Boxing Day: 26 December

On top of these public holidays, many banks and shops close on Danish Constitution Day (5 June), Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.