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New Year's Eve in Sweden

New Year’s Eve is one of the largest global celebrations because it marks the last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, December 31, before the New Year. Count down to the New Year no matter where you are in the world.

Is New Year's Eve a Public Holiday?

While this is not an official public holiday, it is traditionally a non-working day for most people including bank employees. Many businesses and banks are closed.

Many people celebrate New Year's Eve to bid farewell to the year that ends and to welcome the New Year.

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About New Year's Eve

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New Year's Eve Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuDec 31New Year's EveDe facto and Bank holiday
2016SatDec 31New Year's EveDe facto and Bank holiday
2017SunDec 31New Year's EveDe facto and Bank holiday
2018MonDec 31New Year's EveDe facto and Bank holiday
2019TueDec 31New Year's EveDe facto and Bank holiday
2020ThuDec 31New Year's EveDe facto and Bank holiday
2021FriDec 31New Year's EveDe facto and Bank holiday
2022SatDec 31New Year's EveDe facto and Bank holiday
2023SunDec 31New Year's EveDe facto and Bank holiday
2024TueDec 31New Year's EveDe facto and Bank holiday
2025WedDec 31New Year's EveDe facto and Bank holiday

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