Whit Monday in Norway
Schools, businesses, and shops in Norway are closed on Whit Monday, except for certain small convenient stores and garden centers.
Pentecost weekend is a long weekend in late spring or early summer in Norway. It is popular to spend time outdoors or in the garden. However, using motorized lawn mowers or power tools is prohibited.
Birth of the Christian Church
Whit Monday has no particular religious content of its own. Traditionally, certain Christian holidays have been celebrated for three days, and Whit Monday is the third day of Pentecost, starting on Pentecost Eve.
About Whit Monday in other countriesRead more about Whit Monday.
Whit Monday Observances
|Mon||May 24||2010||Whit Monday||National holiday|
|Mon||Jun 13||2011||Whit Monday||National holiday|
|Mon||May 28||2012||Whit Monday||National holiday|
|Mon||May 20||2013||Whit Monday||National holiday|
|Mon||Jun 9||2014||Whit Monday||National holiday|
|Mon||May 25||2015||Whit Monday||National holiday|
|Mon||May 16||2016||Whit Monday||National holiday|
|Mon||Jun 5||2017||Whit Monday||National holiday|
|Mon||May 21||2018||Whit Monday||National holiday|
|Mon||Jun 10||2019||Whit Monday||National holiday|
|Mon||Jun 1||2020||Whit Monday||National holiday|
Quick FactsWhit Monday is a public holiday in Norway, making the Pentecost weekend a long weekend.
Whit Monday 2018Monday, May 21, 2018
Whit Monday 2019Monday, June 10, 2019
Name in other languages
|Andre pinsedag||Norwegian (nynorsk)|
Other holidays in May 2018 in Norway
- Labor day – Tuesday, May 1, 2018
- Day of liberation – Tuesday, May 8, 2018
- Ascension Day – Thursday, May 10, 2018
- 17 May Constitution Day (1814) – Thursday, May 17, 2018
- Pentecost Eve – Saturday, May 19, 2018
- Whit Sunday – Sunday, May 20, 2018