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May 1st in Sweden

May Day, or Labor Day, is a public holiday in many countries worldwide. It usually occurs around May 1, but the date varies across countries. It is associated with the start of spring as well as the celebration of workers.

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.

May Day, known as Labor Day in some countries, is a day of rest and is usually held in the spring.

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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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