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All Saints' Day in Sweden

All Saints' Day is a celebration of all Christian saints, particularly those who have no special feast days of their own, in many Roman Catholic, Anglican and Protestant churches. In many western churches it is annually held November 1 and in many eastern churches it is celebrated on the first Sunday after Pentecost. It is also known as All Hallows Tide, All-Hallomas, or All Hallows' Day.

Is All Saints' Day a Public Holiday?

All Saints' Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2018 it falls on a Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Wheat is one of the symbols of All Saints' Day.

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About All Saints' Day

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All Saints' Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010SatNov 6All Saints' DayPublic holiday
2011SatNov 5All Saints' DayPublic holiday
2012SatNov 3All Saints' DayPublic holiday
2013SatNov 2All Saints' DayPublic holiday
2014SatNov 1All Saints' DayPublic holiday
2015SatOct 31All Saints' DayPublic holiday
2016SatNov 5All Saints' DayPublic holiday
2017SatNov 4All Saints' DayPublic holiday
2018SatNov 3All Saints' DayPublic holiday
2019SatNov 2All Saints' DayPublic holiday
2020SatOct 31All Saints' DayPublic holiday

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