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Christmas Day in Iceland

Christmas Day, on December 25, is one of the most festive Christian holidays in many countries around the world. It celebrates Jesus' birth.

Is Christmas Day a Public Holiday?

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

Many people celebrate Christmas Day with a festive meal.

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About Christmas Day

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Christmas Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday
2016SunDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday
2017MonDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday
2018TueDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday
2019WedDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday
2020FriDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday
2021SatDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday
2022SunDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday
2023MonDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday
2024WedDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday
2025ThuDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday

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