Netherlands

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in the Netherlands for 2020 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.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day
March 3rd Tuesday World Wildlife Day
March 20th Friday March Equinox
April 10th Friday Good Friday
April 12th Sunday Easter
April 13th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 27th Monday Royal Day Long weekend.
May 4th Monday Commemoration of the Dead
May 5th Tuesday Liberation Day
May 10th Sunday Mother's Day
May 21st Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 31st Sunday Pentecost
June 1st Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
June 21st Sunday Father's Day
June 30th Tuesday International Asteroid Day
July 18th Saturday Nelson Mandela International Day
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
December 5th Saturday Saint Nicholas' Eve
December 6th Sunday Saint Nicholas' Day
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 26th Saturday Boxing Day
December 31st Thursday New Year's Eve
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.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

We are continuously monitoring for changes to this data to ensure we're providing the most accurate information possible.
If you happen to notice a mistake, please get in touch.
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
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$ curl -G -d country="NL" -d year="2020" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "NL",
  "year": "2020",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'NL',
  year: '2020',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'NL',
  'year' => '2020',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "NL"
$Body.year = "2020"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'NL',
  'year': '2020',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'NL',
  'year': '2020',
})