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Upcoming Nepal Public Holidays

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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 February to November 2023. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps.

Below is the list of Nepal public holidays from February to November 2023:


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

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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 (2023-2033).

Nepal Background Information and Links