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Holidays and Flag Days in Sweden So You Don’t Miss Out in 2017

Your official calendar of all the holidays and important dates to know in Sweden for 2017.

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Danish-flag-small  = Flag day
Calendar-small  = Public holiday

 

January

Swedish flag day and Public holiday  1 January – New Year’s Day
Blank  5 January – Twelfth Night
Blank  6 January – Epiphany
Blank  27 January – 6 February – Goteborg International Film Festival
Blank  29 – 31 January – Stockholm Fashion Week AW17

 

February

Blank  6 – 12 February – Stockholm Design Week
Blank  7 – 11 February – Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair

 

March

Blank  20 March – March Equinox
Blank  31 March – 1st April – Sonar Stockholm

 

April

Calendar-small  13 April – Maundy Thursday
Swedish flag day and Public holiday  14 April – Good Friday
Swedish flag day and Public holiday  16 April – Easter Sunday
Blank  17 April – Easter Monday
Blank  30 April – Walpurgis Night

 

May

Swedish flag day and Public holiday  1 May – International Worker’s Day
Swedish flag day and Public holiday  5 May – Ascension Day
Blank  28 May – Mother’s Day
Blank  27 May – 25 June – Ramadan

 

June

Blank  3 June – Stockholm Marathon
Calendar-small  3 June – Pentecost Eve
Calendar-small  4 June – Whit Sunday
Calendar-small  5 June – Whit Monday
Flag day and Public holiday  6 June – National Day of Sweden
Blank  7 – 10 June – Sweden Rock Festival
Blank  20 June – June Solstice
Blank  23 June – St. John’s Eve / Midsummer’s Eve
Blank  24 June – Midsummer’s Day
Blank  26 June – 2 July – Bergman Week
Blank  28 June – 1 July – Bråvalla Festival

 

July

Blank  31 July – 6  August  – Stockholm Pride

 

August

Blank  10 – 12 August  – Into the Valley Festival

 

September

Blank  22 September – September Equinox

 

October

Blank  31 October – Halloween

 

November

Blank  3 November – All Saint’s Eve
Blank  4 November – All Saint’s Day
Blank  12 November – Father’s Day

 

December

Blank  3 December – First advent
Blank  10 December – Second advent
Blank  13 December – St Lucy’s Day: Luciadag
Blank  17 December – Third advent
Blank  21 December – December Solstice
Calendar-small  24 December – Christmas Eve / Fourth advent
Swedish flag day and Public holiday  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 2017. Let us know about any we missed!

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