Sweden Holidays & Festivities in 2025

We list here all of Sweden’s holidays, events & festivities in 2025, including public holidays, de facto holidays, de facto half holidays, bank holidays, observances, and more.

What Are Public Holidays in Sweden?

Public holidays (“helgdagar” in Swedish) are defined by the Parliament and include both Christian and non-Christian holidays.

The Christian holidays in Sweden include: jul (Christmas), trettondedag jul (Epiphany), påsk (Easter), Kristi himmelsfärds dag (Ascension Day), pingstdagen (Pentecost), and alla helgons dag (All Saints’ Day).

The non-Christian holidays include: nyårsdagen (New Year’s Day), första maj (International Workers’ Day), Sveriges nationaldag (National Day), and midsommar (Midsummer).

Sweden Holidays in 2025

DateDayName of EventEvent Type
01/01/2025WednesdayNew Year's DayPublic holiday
05/01/2025SundayTwelfth NightDe facto half holiday
06/01/2025MondayEpiphanyPublic holiday
14/02/2025FridayValentine's DayObservance
30/03/2025SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change
18/04/2025FridayGood FridayPublic holiday
19/04/2025SaturdayHoly SaturdayDe facto holiday
20/04/2025SundayEaster SundayPublic holiday
21/04/2025MondayEaster MondayPublic holiday
30/04/2025WednesdayWalpurgis NightDe facto half holiday
01/05/2025ThursdayMay 1stPublic holiday
25/05/2025SundayMother's DayObservance
29/05/2025ThursdayAscension DayPublic holiday
06/06/2025FridayNational dayPublic holiday
07/06/2025SaturdayWhit SaturdayDe facto holiday
08/06/2025SundayWhit SundayPublic holiday
20/06/2025FridayMidsummer EveDe facto holiday, Bank holiday
21/06/2025SaturdayMidsummer DayPublic holiday
26/10/2025SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change
31/10/2025FridayAll Saints' EveDe facto half holiday
01/11/2025SaturdayAll Saints' DayPublic holiday
09/11/2025SundayFather's DayObservance
30/11/2025SundayFirst Advent SundayObservance
07/12/2025SundaySecond Advent SundayObservance
14/12/2025SundayThird Advent SundayObservance
21/12/2025SundayFourth Advent SundayObservance
24/12/2025WednesdayChristmas EveDe facto holiday
25/12/2025ThursdayChristmas DayPublic holiday
26/12/2025FridayBoxing DayPublic holiday
31/12/2025WednesdayNew Year's EveDe facto holiday, Bank holiday

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