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Nepal Public Holidays (December 2020 to October 2021)

See also: upcoming public holidays in Asia, Bhutan, China, India and worldwide.

This page contains the list of upcoming Nepal official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, regional public holidays, non-working national holidays and sectorial holidays from December 2020 to October 2021. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps.

The list of upcoming Nepal official public holidays is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Thursday International Disabilities Day (only for disabled employees) other
Friday Christmas Day other
Tuesday Urdhyauli Parwa / Mangshir Dhanya Purnima other
Wednesday Lhosar (Gurung/Tamu) other
Thursday Maghe Sankranti (Maghi)
Friday Sonam Lhosar (Tamang New Year) other
Monday Nari Dibas (International Women's Day)
Thursday Maaha Shivaratri
Sunday Gyalpyo/Gyallo Loshar other
Sunday Holi / Phagu Purnima / Basanta Utsav (55 Hilly Districts) regional
Monday Holi / Phagu Purnima / Basanta Utsav (Terai and Inner Madhesh) regional
Sunday Ghodejatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Wednesday Nepali New Year (Bisket Jatra)
Saturday International Workers Day (Majdoor Divas)
Friday Ramjan Edul Fikra (End of Ramadan) (tentative)
Wednesday Buddha Jayanti (Bhudda Day)
Wednesday Edul Aajaha / Bakar Eed (Feast of Sacrifice) other
Monday Gai Jatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Monday Gaura Parba (date to be confirmed) other
Tuesday Nijamati Sewa Divas (Civil Servants' Day) government
Thursday Hari Taika (Teej) (only for women employees) other
Sunday Constitution Day (National Day)
Monday Indra Jatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Wednesday Jitiya Parwa (only for women employees following Jitiya Parwa) other
Tuesday Dashain Festival (Phulpati/Fulpaati)
Wednesday Dashain Festival (Maha Astami)
Thursday Dashain Festival (Maha Nawami)
Friday Dashain Festival (Vijaya Dashami)
Saturday Dashain Festival (Pampakusha Ekadashi)

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Recent Nepal Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Nepal public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

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 (2021-2031).

Nepal Background Information and Links