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Public Holidays of The Netherlands

Holland’s Public Holidays

Schools, city councils, post offices and banks are closed the whole day on official public holidays. King’s Day (formerly Queen’s Day) is a massive celebration in Amsterdam. Sinterklaas on 5 December is a traditional Dutch holiday which is typically celebrated at home.

Date s for 2017 Celebration Holiday
January 01

April 14

April 17

April 27

May 05

May 25

June 05

December 06

December 25

December 26

New Year’s Day

Good Friday

Easter Monday

King’s Birthday

Liberation Day

Ascension Day

Whit Monday

St Nicholas’ Eve/Sinterklaas

Christmas Day

St Stephen’s Day

National Holiday

Bank Holiday

National Holiday

National Holiday

National Holiday

National Holiday

National Holiday

Observance

National Holiday

National Holiday