Höfuðborgarsvæði, Iceland

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Höfuðborgarsvæði, Iceland for 2021 ready to be integrated into your application.

The island known as Iceland, is a Nordic country, located in the North Atlantic Ocean. Iceland has a tundra climate and is a volcanic region, made up of lava fields, mountains and glaciers. It is believed that a Norweigian chieftain settled in Iceland in 874 AD. More Norweigians and Scandonavians continued to settled during the following centuries. In 1397, Iceland became part of the Kalmar Union, and was ruled by the Danes and then the Swedes. After the French Revolution, Iceland struggled for independence in 1918. On June 17, 1944, Iceland was founded as an independent country.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 1st Friday Durin's Day
March 3rd Wednesday UN World Wildlife Day
March 20th Saturday March Equinox
April 1st Thursday Maundy Thursday
April 2nd Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 4th Sunday Easter
April 5th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 22nd Thursday First Day of Summer
May 1st Saturday Labor Day
May 9th Sunday Mother's Day
May 10th Monday Whacking Day
May 13th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 23rd Sunday Pentecost
May 24th Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
May 25th Tuesday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 17th Thursday Icelandic National Day
June 21st Monday June Solstice
July 4th Sunday Freedom Day
August 2nd Monday Commerce Day Long weekend.
August 18th Wednesday Mail Order Catalog Day
September 22nd Wednesday September Equinox
September 29th Wednesday Hive Day
October 9th Saturday Federation Day
October 31st Sunday Harry Potter Day
November 14th Sunday Father's Day
December 21st Tuesday December Solstice
December 24th Friday Christmas Eve Long weekend.
December 25th Saturday Christmas Day
December 26th Sunday Saint Stephen's Day
December 31st Friday New Year's Eve Long weekend.
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="IS-1" -d year="2021" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"