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Holidays and Observances in Netherlands in 2018

Holidays and Observances in Netherlands in 2018

Date NameType
Jan 1MondayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Feb 14WednesdayValentine's DayObservance
Mar 20TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 30FridayGood FridayNational holiday
Apr 1SundayEaster SundayNational holiday
Apr 2MondayEaster MondayNational holiday
Apr 27FridayKing's BirthdayNational holiday
May 4FridayRemembrance DayObservance
May 5SaturdayLiberation DayPublic Sector
May 10ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday
May 20SundayWhit SundayNational holiday
May 21MondayWhit MondayNational holiday
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason
Sep 23SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Dec 5WednesdaySt Nicholas' Eve/SinterklaasObservance
Dec 6ThursdaySt Nicholas' DayObservance
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24MondayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25TuesdayChristmas DayNational holiday
Dec 26WednesdaySecond Day of ChristmasNational holiday
Dec 31MondayNew Year's EveObservance

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