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Independence Day in Finland

Is Independence Day a Public Holiday?

Independence Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2020, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Independence Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunDec 6Independence DayNational holiday
2016TueDec 6Independence DayNational holiday
2017WedDec 6Independence DayNational holiday
2018ThuDec 6Independence DayNational holiday
2019FriDec 6Independence DayNational holiday
2020SunDec 6Independence DayNational holiday
2021MonDec 6Independence DayNational holiday
2022TueDec 6Independence DayNational holiday
2023WedDec 6Independence DayNational holiday
2024FriDec 6Independence DayNational holiday
2025SatDec 6Independence DayNational holiday

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