March 2019 Important Dates & Holidays

  • 3rd – 5th March – Carnaval
  • 5th March – Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday / Shrove Tuesday 
  • 6th March – Ash Wednesday
  • 8th March – International Women’s Day (Internationale Vrouwendag)
  • 15th March – Ides of March
  • 17th March – St. Patrick’s Day
  • 20th March – International Earth Day
  • 20th March – Spring Equinox
  • 21st March – Purim begins at sundown
  • 25th March – Feast of the Annunciation
  • 29th March – Brexit

Primary Education & Secondary Education Schools

North Netherlands – 16th February – 24th February, week 8

Mid & South Netherlands – 23rd February – 3rd March, week 9

Some schools do run different vacation times, so be sure to double check with your school for exact dates.