Upcoming events in the Leiden region:

National Holidays 2022

Other special days in 2022

New Year's Day (Nieuwjaarsdag): January 1st

Carnival (Carnaval): February 27th, 28th, March 1st 

Good Friday (Goede Vrijdag): April 15th

Labour Day (Dag van de Arbeid): May 1st

Easter Sunday (Eerste Paasdag): April 17th

Mother's Day (Moederdag): May 8th

Easter Monday (Tweede Paasdag): April 18th

Father's Day (Vaderdag): June 19th

King's Day (Koningsdag): April 27th

Budget Day (Prinsjesdag): September 20th
Opening day of the Dutch Parliament

National Remembrance Day (Dodenherdenking): May 4th

Leiden Ontzet: October 3rd

Liberation Day (Bevrijdingsdag): May 5th

World Animal Day (Werelddierendag): October 4th

Ascension Day (Hemelvaartsdag): May 26th

St. Martin's Day (Sint Maarten): November 11th

Whitsun (Eerste Pinksterdag): June 5th

Saint Nicholas (Sinterklaas): December 5th

Whit Monday (Tweede Pinksterdag): June 6th


Christmas Day (Eerste Kerstdag): December 25th


Boxing Day (Tweede Kerstdag): December 26th


New Year's Eve (Oudejaarsavond): December 31st



Public school holidays 2022


Primary Education

Spring break (Voorjaarsvakantie)

February 26th - March 6th

May vacation (Meivakantie)

April 30th - May 8th

Summer holiday (Zomervakantie)

July 9th - August 21st

Autumn break (Herfstvakantie)

October 22nd – 30th

Winter break (Kerstvakantie)

December 24th 2022 – January 8th 2023

*Please verify this information with the school. Schools are free to deviate from national guidelines