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Christmas Eve in Norway

Christmas Eve is the main day for people in Norway to exchange Christmas gifts and get together for a familiy meal.

Is Christmas Eve a Public Holiday?

While this is not a public holiday, most banks are closed for business on this day. Some business and shops may also close early to allow the Christmas celebrations to start at 5pm.

In Norway, people celebrate Christmas Eve with gifts and traditional meals.

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About Christmas Eve in Other Countries

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Christmas Eve Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016SatDec 24Christmas EveBank Holiday / Observance
2017SunDec 24Christmas EveBank Holiday / Observance
2018MonDec 24Christmas EveBank Holiday / Observance
2019TueDec 24Christmas EveBank Holiday / Observance
2020ThuDec 24Christmas EveBank Holiday / Observance
2021FriDec 24Christmas EveBank Holiday / Observance
2022SatDec 24Christmas EveBank Holiday / Observance
2023SunDec 24Christmas EveBank Holiday / Observance
2024TueDec 24Christmas EveBank Holiday / Observance
2025WedDec 24Christmas EveBank Holiday / Observance
2026ThuDec 24Christmas EveBank Holiday / Observance

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