General information

Below is a list of annual Danish public holidays

2012

New Year’s Day: 1 January
Maundy/Holy Thursday: 5 April
Good Friday: 6 April
Easter Sunday: 8 April
Easter Monday: 9 April
Great Prayer Day: 4 May
Ascension Day: 17 May
Pentecost/Whit Sunday: 27 May
Pentecost/ Whit Monday: 28 May
Christmas Day: 25 December
Boxing Day: 26 December

2013

New Year’s Day: 1 January
Maundy/Holy Thursday: 28 March
Good Friday: 29 March
Easter Sunday: 30 March
Easter Monday: 31 March
Great Prayer Day: 26 April
Ascension Day: 9 May
Pentecost/Whit Sunday: 19 May
Pentecost/ Whit Monday: 20 May
Christmas Day: 25 December
Boxing Day: 26 December

On top of these public holidays, many banks and shops close on Danish Constitution Day (5 June), Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.