Sweden Holidays & Festivities in 2028

We list here all of Sweden’s holidays, events & festivities in 2028, 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 2028

DateDayName of EventEvent Type
01/01/2028SaturdayNew Year's DayPublic holiday
05/01/2028WednesdayTwelfth NightDe facto half holiday
06/01/2028ThursdayEpiphanyPublic holiday
14/02/2028MondayValentine's DayObservance
26/03/2028SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change
14/04/2028FridayGood FridayPublic holiday
15/04/2028SaturdayHoly SaturdayDe facto holiday
16/04/2028SundayEaster SundayPublic holiday
17/04/2028MondayEaster MondayPublic holiday
30/04/2028SundayWalpurgis NightDe facto half holiday
01/05/2028MondayMay 1stPublic holiday
25/05/2028ThursdayAscension DayPublic holiday
28/05/2028SundayMother's DayObservance
03/06/2028SaturdayWhit SaturdayDe facto holiday
04/06/2028SundayWhit SundayPublic holiday
06/06/2028TuesdayNational dayPublic holiday
23/06/2028FridayMidsummer EveDe facto holiday, Bank holiday
24/06/2028SaturdayMidsummer DayPublic holiday
29/10/2028SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change
03/11/2028FridayAll Saints' EveDe facto half holiday
04/11/2028SaturdayAll Saints' DayPublic holiday
12/11/2028SundayFather's DayObservance
03/12/2028SundayFirst Advent SundayObservance
10/12/2028SundaySecond Advent SundayObservance
17/12/2028SundayThird Advent SundayObservance
24/12/2028SundayChristmas EveDe facto holiday
24/12/2028SundayFourth Advent SundayObservance
25/12/2028MondayChristmas DayPublic holiday
26/12/2028TuesdayBoxing DayPublic holiday
31/12/2028SundayNew Year's EveDe facto holiday, Bank holiday

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