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Public Holidays
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Public Holidays 2017

This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 public holidays. Please scroll down to view.

The Netherlands has only one official public holiday, being the King’s Birthday on 27 April each year. Apart from that, there are a number of holidays generally recognised and provided to employees by their employers each year, including New Year’s Day, Easter Monday, Ascension Day, Whit Monday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day.

In addition to these public holidays, employees are entitled to paid annual leave each year, equivalent to four times the number of days they work each week. So if you work a five day week, you would receive 20 days of annual leave; If you work a six day week, you would receive 24 days annual leave; if you work part-time at a rate of three days per week, you would receive 12 days of annual leave each year – and so on.

Public Holidays 2017

DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day
14 AprFriGood Friday
16 AprSunEaster Sunday
17 AprMonEaster Monday
27 AprThuKing's Day
5 MayFriLiberation Day
25 MayThuAscension Day
4 JunSunPentecost Sunday
5 JunMonWhit Monday
25 DecMonChristmas Day
26 DecTueBoxing Day