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Christmas Day in Norway

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.
Many people celebrate Christmas Day with a festive meal.
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About Christmas Day

Read more about Christmas Day.

Christmas Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010SatDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday, Flag day
2011SunDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday, Flag day
2012TueDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday, Flag day
2013WedDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday, Flag day
2014ThuDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday, Flag day
2015FriDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday, Flag day
2016SunDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday, Flag day
2017MonDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday, Flag day
2018TueDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday, Flag day
2019WedDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday, Flag day
2020FriDec 25Christmas DayNational holiday, Flag day

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