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Bhutan Public Holidays 2024

This page contains a national calendar of all 2024 public holidays for Bhutan. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

3 JanWedWinter Solstice (Nyilo)
12 JanFriTraditional Day of Offering
10 Feb to 11 FebSat to SunLosar New Year
21 Feb to 23 FebWed to FriBirth Anniversary of His Majesty the King
18 AprThuShabdrung Kuchoe
2 MayThuBirth Anniversary of Third Druk Gyalpo
23 MayThuLord Buddha's Parinirvana
16 JunSunBirth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche
10 JulWedFirst Sermon of Lord Buddha
9 SepMonThimphu Drupchen Dromchoe *
13 Sep to 15 SepFri to SunThimphu Tshechu *
22 SepSunBlessed Rainy Day
12 OctSatDashain Festival
1 NovFriCoronation of His Majesty the King
11 NovMonBirth Anniversary of Fourth Druk Gyalpo
22 NovFriDescending Day of Lord Buddha
17 DecTueNational Day
The dates in this table are an estimate. We will update this page once the official public holiday dates for 2024 are released.

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