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Nepal Public Holidays 2026

This page contains a national calendar of all 2026 public holidays for Nepal. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
11 JanSunPrithvi Jayanti
14 JanWedMaghe Sankranti
30 JanFriMartyrs' Day
15 FebSunMaha Shivaratri
18 FebWedSonam Losar
18 FebWedGhyalpo Losar
19 FebThuPrajatantra Diwas
8 MarSunInternational Women's Day
18 MarWedGhode Jatra *
21 MarSatRamjan Edul Fikra
27 MarFriRam Navami
14 AprTueNepali New Year
24 AprFriLoktantra Diwas
1 MayFriLabour Day
1 MayFriBuddha Jayanti
27 MayWedEdul Aajaha
29 MayFriGanatantra Diwas
28 AugFriRaksha Bandhan
29 AugSatGai Jatra *
4 SepFriGaura Parba
4 SepFriShree Krishna Janmashtami
7 SepMonNijamati Sewa Diwas *
14 SepMonHartalika Teej *
16 SepWedRishi Panchami *
19 SepSatConstitution Day
25 SepFriIndra Jatra *
11 OctSunGhatasthapana
17 OctSatFulpati
18 OctSunMaha Ashtami
19 OctMonMaha Navami
20 OctTueVijaya Dashami
22 OctThuEkadashi
23 OctFriDwadashi
24 OctSatKojagrat Purnima
8 NovSunLaxmi Puja
10 NovTueGovardhan Puja
11 NovWedBhai Tika
15 NovSunChhath Puja
24 NovTueGuru Nanak Jayanti *
24 DecThuUdhauli Parva
25 DecFriChristmas Day
30 DecWedTamu 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.