Netherlands

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in the Netherlands for 2019 ready to be integrated into your application.

The Netherlands is a country consisting of a mainland in Northwestern Europe and three island territories in the Caribbean Sea. Founded on May 15, 1648, this coastal country has the largest port in Europe, named, the Port of Rotterdam. Much cargo, food and agricultural products, is exported to the rest of the world from this location. The Netherlands means “lower countries,” getting its namesake from it’s low, near sea-level elevation. In the late 16th century, land reclamation began and the use of polders created the unique landscape with the canal systems still used to this day. Many people from around the world have been drawn to the Netherlands, famous for tulip fields, windmills and cycling routes, making it one of the most densely populated countries in the world.

Date Weekday Name
January 1st Tuesday New Year's Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
April 19th Friday Good Friday
April 21st Sunday Easter
April 22nd Monday Easter Monday
April 27th Saturday Royal Day
May 4th Saturday Commemoration of the Dead
May 5th Sunday Liberation Day
May 12th Sunday Mother's Day
May 30th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
June 9th Sunday Pentecost
June 10th Monday Pentecost Monday
June 16th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Friday June Solstice
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
December 5th Thursday Saint Nicholas' Eve
December 6th Friday Saint Nicholas' Day
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 26th Thursday Boxing Day
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="NL" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"