May 2020 Important Dates & Holidays

  • 1st May – Labour Day (Dag van de Arbeid)
  • 4th May –┬áStar Wars Day (May the 4th be with you)
  • 4th May – Remembrance Day (Dodenherdenking)
  • 5th May – Liberation Day (Bevrijdingsdag)
  • 10th May – Mothers Day (Moederdag)
  • 21st May – Ascension Day (Hemelvaartsdag)
  • 23rd May – Eid (Suikerfeest)
  • 30th May – Luilak
  • 31st May – Pentecost/Whitsun (1e Pinksterdag)

Primary Education & Secondary Education School Holidays

Whole Netherlands – 25th April – 3rd 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.

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