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Halloween in Norway

Haloween in Norway is directly influenced by US Halloween customs. It is getting more popular to take kids trick or treating every year.

Is Halloween a Public Holiday?

Halloween is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, October 31, 2021 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Norway.

10 smiling kids in halloween costumes waiting for candy on a staircase while trick or treating

Trick or treat!

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The Norwegian celebration of Halloween had a breakthrough in the 2000s, and is mainly drawn from the American celebration, often inspired by movies and TV series.

About Halloween in Other Countries

Read more about Halloween.

Halloween Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016MonOct 31HalloweenObservance
2017TueOct 31HalloweenObservance
2018WedOct 31HalloweenObservance
2019ThuOct 31HalloweenObservance
2020SatOct 31HalloweenObservance
2021SunOct 31HalloweenObservance
2022MonOct 31HalloweenObservance
2023TueOct 31HalloweenObservance
2024ThuOct 31HalloweenObservance
2025FriOct 31HalloweenObservance
2026SatOct 31HalloweenObservance

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.