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Upcoming Nepal Public Holidays

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This page contains the list of upcoming Nepal public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, regional public holidays, non-working national holidays and sectorial holidays from May 2024 to April 2025. The data on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone mobile apps, whose data feed is also updated nightly.

Below is the list of Nepal public holidays from May 2024 to April 2025:

Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Wednesday International Workers Day (Majdoor Divas)
Thursday Buddha Jayanti (Bhudda Day)
Thursday Ubhauli festival/Chandi Purnima (May Full Moon) (for Kirat, Rai, Yakhkha, Sunuwar, and Limbu employees) other
Tuesday Ganatantra Diwas / Republic Day
Monday Edul Aajaha / Bakar Eed (Feast of Sacrifice) muslim
Monday Naag Panchami / Janaipurnima / Rakshya Bandhan
Tuesday Gai Jatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Monday Shree Krishna Janmasthami
Monday Gaura Parba other
Friday Hari Taika (Teej) (only for women employees) other
Tuesday Indra Jatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Thursday Constitution Day (National Day)
Wednesday Jitiya Parwa (only for women employees following Jitiya Parwa) other
Thursday Ghatasthapana
Thursday Dashain Festival (Phulpati/Fulpaati)
Friday Dashain Festival (Maha Astami)
Friday Dashain Festival (Maha Nawami)
Saturday Dashain Festival (Vijaya Dashami)
Sunday Dashain Festival (Pampakusha Ekadashi)
Monday Dashain Festival (Dwadashi)
Thursday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Laxmi Pooja)
Friday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Gai Tihar)
Saturday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Goru Tihar / Gobardhan Pooja)
Sunday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Bhai Tika)
Monday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival
Thursday Chhat Parwa
Sunday Phalgunanda Jayanti (only for Kiranti employees) other government
Friday Guru Nanak Jayanti (only for Sikh employees) sikh
Tuesday International Disabilities Day (only for disabled employees) other
Sunday Urdhyauli Parwa / Mangshir Dhanya Purnima (only for Kiranti employees) other
Wednesday Christmas Day christian
Monday Tamu Lhosar
Saturday Prithivi Jayanti (Unity Day)
Tuesday Maghi Parba / Maghe Sankranti
Wednesday Sahid Diwash (Martyrs' Day)
Thursday Sonam Lhosar (Tamang New Year)
Wednesday Rastraya Prajatantra Dibas (Democracy Day)
Wednesday Maaha Shivaratri
Friday Gyalpyo/Gyallo Loshar other
Saturday Nari Dibas (International Women's Day)
Thursday Holi / Phagu Purnima / Basanta Utsav (55 Hilly Districts) regional
Friday Holi / Phagu Purnima / Basanta Utsav (Terai and Inner Madhesh) regional
Saturday Ghodejatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Monday Ramjan Edul Fikra (End of Ramadan) muslim
Sunday Ram Navami
Sunday Nepali New Year (Bisket Jatra)

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Global Holidays Observed in Nepal

Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Nepal, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2024-2034).

Nepal Background Information and Links