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May 1st in Sweden

Labor Day is also known as May Day and is a public holiday in many countries across the world. It usually occurs around May 1, but the date can vary.

Is May 1st a Public Holiday?

May 1st is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2021, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

A young girl laying in the grass in the spring sun surrounded by daisies.

Labor Day, also known as May Day, is a day of rest and is usually held in early May.

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About May 1st

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May 1st Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriMay 1May 1stPublic holiday
2016SunMay 1May 1stPublic holiday
2017MonMay 1May 1stPublic holiday
2018TueMay 1May 1stPublic holiday
2019WedMay 1May 1stPublic holiday
2020FriMay 1May 1stPublic holiday
2021SatMay 1May 1stPublic holiday
2022SunMay 1May 1stPublic holiday
2023MonMay 1May 1stPublic holiday
2024WedMay 1May 1stPublic holiday
2025ThuMay 1May 1stPublic holiday

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