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Mother's Day in Norway

In Norway, Mother's Day is always on the second Sunday in February. It is a day for showing appreciation towards mothers and mother figures.

A warm hug may be the best gift on Mother's Day.

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Is Mother's Day a Public Holiday?

Mother's Day is not in itself a public holiday in Norway. However, as it always falls on a Sunday, most businesses are closed, and the shops which are open follow restricted Sunday opening hours.

About Mother's Day in other countries

Read more about Mother's Day.

Mother's Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunFeb 8Mother's DayObservance
2016SunFeb 14Mother's DayObservance
2017SunFeb 12Mother's DayObservance
2018SunFeb 11Mother's DayObservance
2019SunFeb 10Mother's DayObservance
2020SunFeb 9Mother's DayObservance
2021SunFeb 14Mother's DayObservance
2022SunFeb 13Mother's DayObservance
2023SunFeb 12Mother's DayObservance
2024SunFeb 11Mother's DayObservance
2025SunFeb 9Mother's DayObservance

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