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Bhutan Public Holidays 2022

This page contains a national calendar of all 2022 public holidays for Bhutan. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

1 JanSatWinter Solstice (Nyilo)
2 JanSunTraditional Day of Offering
21 Feb to 23 FebMon to WedBirth Anniversary of His Majesty the King
3 Mar to 4 MarThu to FriLosar New Year
2 MayMonBirth Anniversary of Third Druk Gyalpo
11 MayWedShabdrung Kuchoe
14 JunTueLord Buddha's Parinirvana
9 JulSatBirth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche
1 AugMonFirst Sermon of Lord Buddha
23 SepFriBlessed Rainy Day
1 OctSatThimphu Drupchen Dromchoe *
5 OctWedDashain Festival
5 Oct to 7 OctWed to FriThimphu Tshechu *
1 NovTueCoronation of His Majesty the King
11 NovFriBirth Anniversary of Fourth Druk Gyalpo
15 NovTueDescending Day of Lord Buddha
17 DecSatNational Day
The dates in this table are an estimate. We will update this page once the official public holiday dates for 2022 are released.

Note: Thimphu Drupchen Dromchoe and Thimphu Tshechu are observed in Thimphu only.