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Public Holidays in Finland

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Year 2012

DateHolidayComment
January 1
(Sunday)
New Year's Day
January 6
(Friday)
EpiphanyReligious - Catholic or protestant
January 9
(Monday)
Christmas holiday (end)
February 17
(Friday)
winter holiday (beginning)
February 27
(Monday)
winter holiday (end)
April 5
(Thursday)
spring holiday (beginning)
April 6
(Friday)
Good FridayReligious - Catholic or protestant
April 9
(Monday)
Easter MondayReligious - Catholic or protestant
April 10
(Tuesday)
spring holiday (end)
May 1
(Tuesday)
May Day or Vapunpäivä
May 17
(Thursday)
AscensionReligious - Catholic or protestant
June 1
(Friday)
summer holiday (beginning)
June 23
(Saturday)
Midsummer's Day or Johannus Paiva in Finland
August 6
(Monday)
summer holiday (end)
October 10
(Wednesday)
Alexis Kivi Day
October 12
(Friday)
autumn holiday (beginning)
October 22
(Monday)
autumn holiday (end)
December 6
(Thursday)
Independence DayNational Day
December 21
(Friday)
Christmas holiday (beginning)
December 25
(Tuesday)
Christmas DayReligious - Catholic or protestant
December 26
(Wednesday)
Tapaninpäivä


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