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Laos Public Holidays 2017

Today – 28 July 2017 – is not a holiday in Laos.

This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Laos. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day
2 JanMonNew Year Holiday
8 MarWedInternational Women's Day
13 Apr to 17 AprThu to MonLao New Year
1 MayMonLabour Day
1 JunThuChildren's Day
8 JulSatBoun Khao Phansa
5 OctThuBoun Ok Phansa
6 OctFriBoat Racing Festival *
14 NovTueThat Luang Festival
1 DecFriNational Day Holiday
2 DecSatNational Day

Note: Boat Racing Festival is observed in Vientiane only.

Although Laos officially recognizes 11 official holidays, employees are only entitled to six paid holidays per year. Holiday entitlement is generally regulated by mandatory employment contracts or trade union agreements.