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Holidays and Flag Days to Know in Denmark So You Don’t Miss Out in 2017

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

Download all these dates for your iCal!

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

Or, go old school and buy a calendar like the Playtype calendar above.
 

 

January

Danish falg day and Public holiday  1 January – New Year’s Day
Blank  31 January – 2 February – Copenhagen Fashion Week AW17

 

February

Danish-flag-small  5 February – Crown Princess Mary’s Birthday
Danish-flag-small  6 February – Princess Marie’s Birthday
Blank  26 February – Fastelavn
Blank  12 -19  February – Copenhagen Dining Week

 

March

Blank 16 – 26 March – CPH:DOX Festival

 

April

Danish-flag-small  9 April – Occupation of Denmark
Calendar-small  13 April – Maundy ThursdaySkærtorsdag
Danish falg day and Public holiday  14 April – Good FridayLangfredag
Danish falg day and Public holiday  16 April – Easter SundayPåskedag
Blank  17 April – Easter Monday2. påskedag
Danish-flag-small  16 April – Queen Margrethe II’s Birthday
Danish-flag-small  29 April – Princess Benedikte’s Birthday

 

May

Blank  1 May – International Worker’s Day
Blank  4 May – Light candles in windows to commemorate the liberation of Denmark in 1945
Danish-flag-small  5 May – Denmark’s Liberation Day
Calendar-small  12 May – Great Prayer Day: Store Bededag
Blank  14 May – Mother’s Day: “Mors dag”
Blank  21 May – Copenhagen Marathon
Danish falg day and Public holiday  25 May – Ascension Day: Kristi Himmelfartsdag
Danish-flag-small  26 May – Crown Prince Frederik’s Birthday
Blank  27 May – 25 June – Ramadan
Blank  31 May – 4  June – Distortion

June

Calendar-small  4 June – Whit Sunday: Pinsedag
Danish-flag-small  5 June – Constitution Day: Grundlovsdag
Calendar-small  5 June – Whit Monday: 2. pinsedag
Blank  5 June – Father’s Day: Fars dag
Danish-flag-small  7 June – Prince Joachim’s Birthday
Blank  9 – 11 June – NorthSide Music Festival
Danish-flag-small  11 June – Prince Henrik’s Birthday
Danish-flag-small  15 June – Valdemar’s Day & Reunion Day
Blank  23 June – St. John’s Eve / Midsummer: Sankthansaften
Blank  24 June – 1 July – Roskilde Festival

 

July

Blank  7 – 16 July  – Copenhagen Jazz Festival

 

August

Blank  15 – 20 August – Copenhagen Pride
Blank  18 -27 August – Copenhagen Cooking

 

September

Blank  2 – 17 September – Golden Days Festival
Danish-flag-small  5 September – Day in honour of deployed Danish soldiers: Flagdag for Danmarks udsendte

 

October

Blank  13 October – Culture Night: Kulturnatten
Blank  31 October – Halloween: Allehelgensaften

 

November

Blank  10 November – St. Martin’s Eve: Mortensaften

 

December

Blank 3 December – First advent
Blank 10 December – Second advent
Blank 13 December – St Lucy’s Day: Luciadag
Blank  17 December – Third advent
Calendar-small  24 December – Christmas Eve / Fourth advent
Danish falg day and Public holiday  25 December – Christmas Day
Calendar-small  26 December – Second Day of Christmas
Blank  31 December – New Year’s Eve

There are so many fun events in 2017. Tell us if we missed any!

Check out Playtype’sPlaytype 2-piece 2017 Calendar Poster.
 

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