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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 FebWedTraditional 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
30 SepFriThimphu Drupchen Dromchoe *
4 Oct to 6 OctTue to ThuThimphu Tshechu *
5 OctWedDashain Festival
1 NovTueCoronation of His Majesty the King
11 NovFriBirth Anniversary of Fourth Druk Gyalpo
15 NovTueDescending Day of Lord Buddha
17 DecSatNational Day
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Note: Thimphu Drupchen Dromchoe and Thimphu Tshechu are observed in Thimphu only.