April 2019 Important Dates & Holidays

  • 1st April – April Fool’s Day
  • 14th April – Palm Sunday
  • 18th April – Secretary Day (Secretaressedag )
  • 19th April – Good Friday
  • 19th April – Passover begins at sundown, lasts 8 days
  • 21st April – Easter Sunday (1e Paasdag)
  • 22nd April – Easter Monday (2e Paasdag)
  • 26th April – Arbor Day
  • 27th April – Kings Day (Koningsdag)

Primary Education & Secondary Education Schools

North Netherlands – 27th April – 5th May, Week 18

Mid-Netherlands – 27th April – 5th May, Week 18

South Netherlands – 27th April – 5th May, Week 18

Many basisscholen are also closed for an additional week before or after the week noted above.

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