Laos Public Holidays 2017Today – 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.
|1 Jan||Sun||New Year's Day|
|2 Jan||Mon||New Year Holiday|
|8 Mar||Wed||International Women's Day|
|13 Apr to 17 Apr||Thu to Mon||Lao New Year|
|1 May||Mon||Labour Day|
|1 Jun||Thu||Children's Day|
|8 Jul||Sat||Boun Khao Phansa|
|5 Oct||Thu||Boun Ok Phansa|
|6 Oct||Fri||Boat Racing Festival *|
|14 Nov||Tue||That Luang Festival|
|1 Dec||Fri||National Day Holiday|
|2 Dec||Sat||National 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.