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Holiday & Observance Days in Iceland So You Don’t Miss Out in 2016

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Your official calendar of all the holidays and important dates to know in Iceland for 2016. Discover all the goings-on for this year, 2017.

Download all these dates for your iCal!

Icelandic Flag Icon Small  = Observance day
Calendar-small  = Public holiday

 

January

Icelandic Flag Day Public Holiday Icon  1 January – New Year’s Day
Blank  21 – 31 January – Reykjavik International Games
Blank  28 – 30 January – Dark Days Music Festival

 

February

Blank  18 – 20 February – Sonar Reykjavik

 

March

Blank  2 – 6  March – Food & Fun Festival
Blank  10 – 13  March – Design March
Blank  24 March  3 April – Iceland Winter Games
Calendar-small  24 March – Maundy Thursday
Icelandic Flag Day Public Holiday Icon  25 March – Good Friday
Icelandic Flag Day Public Holiday Icon  27 March – Easter Sunday
Blank  27 – 30 March – Reykjavik Fashion Festival
Blank  28 March- Easter Monday

 

April

Calendar-small   21 April – Summer Day

 

May

Blank  1 May – International Worker’s Day
Icelandic Flag Day Public Holiday Icon  5 May – Ascension Day
Calendar-small  14 May – Pentecost Eve
Calendar-small  15 May – Whit Sunday
Calendar-small  25 May – Whit Monday

 

June

Blank  6 June – 5 July Ramadan
Icelandic Flag Icon Small  17 June – Icelandic National Day
Blank  17 – 19 June Secret Solstice Festival

 

July

Blank  2 – 4  July  – All Tomorrow’s Parties Music Festival

 

August

Calendar-small  1 August – Trading Day
Blank  12 – 16 August – Reykjavik Jazz Festival

 

September

Blank  9 – 23 September Reykjavik International Literary Festival
Blank  29 September – 9 October – Reykjavik International Film Festival

 

October

Blank  31 October – Halloween

 

November

Blank  2 – 6  November – Iceland Airwaves

 

December

Blank  4 December – Second advent
Blank  11 December – Third advent
Blank  13 December – St Lucy’s Day: Luciadag
Blank  20 December – Forth advent
Calendar-small  24 December – Christmas Eve
Icelandic Flag Day Public Holiday Icon  25 December – Christmas Day
Calendar-small  26 December – Second Day of Christmas/ Boxing Day
Blank  31 December – New Year’s Eve

There are so many exciting events in 2016. Let us know about any we missed!

Featured image is the Playtype 2016 Calendar Poster in White.

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