In Sweden all official holidays in Sweden are recognized by acts of Parliament. The official Sweden holidays can be divided into Christian and non-Christian holidays. Of the main Christian holidays are Christmas, Epiphany, Easter, Ascension Day, Pentecost and All Saints. Whereas, the non-Christian holidays are: New Year's Day, May Day (Valborg), National Day and Midsummer.
One of the Sweden holidays celebrated uniquely is the holiday of Saint Lucia Day. She is the only saint to be celebrated in Lutheran Sweden. The celebration always takes place on December 13 and retains many pre-Christian traditions. This also holds true for many holidays in Sweden. One needs to be aware of the Swedish holidays, to make your vacation a memorable experience.