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Holidays and Observances in Norway in 2020

Events and observations associated with the holidays we list may be canceled or otherwise affected due to measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers for details.

Holidays and Observances in Norway in 2020

Date NameTypeFlag Day
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 21TuesdayPrincess Ingrid Alexandra's dayFlag day
Feb 6ThursdayThe Saami people's dayFlag day
Feb 9SundayMother's DayObservance 
Feb 14FridayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 21FridayKing Harald V's dayFlag day
Feb 23SundayCarnivalObservance 
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 29SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 5SundayPalm SundayObservance 
Apr 9ThursdayMaundy ThursdayNational holiday 
Apr 10FridayGood FridayNational holiday 
Apr 11SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance 
Apr 12SundayEaster SundayNational holiday
Apr 13MondayEaster MondayNational holiday 
May 1FridayLabor dayNational holiday, Flag day
May 8FridayDay of liberationObservance, Flag day
May 17Sunday17 May Constitution Day (1814)National holiday, Flag day
May 21ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday 
May 30SaturdayPentecost EveObservance 
May 31SundayWhit SundayNational holiday
Jun 1MondayWhit MondayNational holiday 
Jun 7SundayDissolution of union with Sweden (1905)Flag day
Jun 20SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 23TuesdayMidsummer EveObservance 
Jun 24WednesdaySt. John's dayObservance 
Jul 4SaturdayQueen Sonja's dayFlag day
Jul 20MondayCrown Prince Haakon's dayFlag day
Jul 29WednesdaySt. Olaf's dayFlag day
Aug 19WednesdayCrown Princess Mette-Marit's dayFlag day
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 24SaturdayUnited Nations DayObservance 
Oct 25SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 31SaturdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 8SundayFather's DayObservance 
Nov 29SundayFirst Advent SundayObservance 
Dec 6SundaySecond Advent SundayObservance 
Dec 13SundayThird Advent SundayObservance 
Dec 20SundayFourth Advent SundayObservance 
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveBank Holiday / Observance 
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayNational holiday
Dec 26SaturdayBoxing DayNational holiday 
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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