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Easter Sunday in Sweden

Easter Sunday is one of the most festive events among Christians worldwide. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from death, as written in the Christian bible.

Is Easter Sunday a Public Holiday?

Easter Sunday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2020 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus' resurrection from death.

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About Easter Sunday

Read more about Easter Sunday.

Easter Sunday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunApr 5Easter SundayPublic holiday
2016SunMar 27Easter SundayPublic holiday
2017SunApr 16Easter SundayPublic holiday
2018SunApr 1Easter SundayPublic holiday
2019SunApr 21Easter SundayPublic holiday
2020SunApr 12Easter SundayPublic holiday
2021SunApr 4Easter SundayPublic holiday
2022SunApr 17Easter SundayPublic holiday
2023SunApr 9Easter SundayPublic holiday
2024SunMar 31Easter SundayPublic holiday
2025SunApr 20Easter SundayPublic holiday

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