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Nepal Public Holidays 2023

This page contains a national calendar of all 2023 public holidays for Nepal. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
11 JanWedPrithvi Jayanti
15 JanSunMaghe Sankranti
22 JanSunSonam Losar
30 JanMonMartyrs' Day
18 FebSatMaha Shivaratri
19 FebSunPrajatantra Diwas
21 FebTueGhyalpo Losar
8 MarWedInternational Women's Day
21 MarTueGhode Jatra *
30 MarThuRam Navami
14 AprFriNepali New Year
22 AprSatRamjan Edul Fikra
24 AprMonLoktantra Diwas
1 MayMonLabour Day
5 MayFriBuddha Jayanti
29 MayMonGanatantra Diwas
29 JunThuEdul Aajaha
30 AugWedRaksha Bandhan
1 SepFriGai Jatra *
6 SepWedGaura Parba
7 SepThuShree Krishna Janmashtami
7 SepThuNijamati Sewa Diwas *
18 SepMonHartalika Teej *
19 SepTueConstitution Day
19 SepTueRishi Panchami *
28 SepThuIndra Jatra *
15 OctSunGhatasthapana
21 OctSatFulpati
22 OctSunMaha Ashtami
23 OctMonMaha Navami
24 OctTueVijaya Dashami
25 OctWedEkadashi
26 OctThuDwadashi
29 OctSunKojagrat Purnima
13 NovMonGovardhan Puja
14 NovTueLaxmi Puja
15 NovWedBhai Tika
17 NovFriChhath Puja
27 NovMonGuru Nanak Jayanti *
25 DecMonChristmas Day
26 DecTueUdhauli Parva
30 DecSatTamu Losar

Note:
— Hartalika Teej and Rishi Panchami are observed by females only.
— Ghode Jatra, Gai Jatra and Indra Jatra are observed in Kathmandu valley only.
— Christmas Day is observed by Christians only.
— Guru Nanak Jayanti is observed by Sikhs only.
— Nijamati Sewa Diwas is observed by Civil Employees only.