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Nepal Public Holidays 2019

See also: 2019 public holidays in Asia, Bhutan, China, India and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Nepal 2019 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Nepal official public holidays in 2019 is:

Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Tuesday Maghi Parba / Maghe Sankranti other
Tuesday Sonam Lhosar (Tamang New Year) other
Thursday Public Holiday (Pathibhara helicopter crash)
Monday Maaha Shivaratri
Thursday Gyalpyo/Gyallo Loshar other
Friday Nari Dibas (International Women's Day)
Wednesday Holi / Phagu Purnima / Basanta Utsav (55 Hilly Districts) regional
Thursday Holi / Phagu Purnima / Basanta Utsav (Terai and Inner Madhesh) regional
Friday Ghodejatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Sunday Nepali New Year (Bisket Jatra)
Wednesday International Workers Day (Majdoor Divas)
Saturday Buddha Jayanti (Bhudda Day)
Wednesday Ramjan Edul Fikra (End of Ramadan)
Sunday Bhoto Jatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Monday Edul Aajaha / Bakar Eed (Feast of Sacrifice) other
Friday Gai Jatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Friday Gaura Parba other
Monday Hari Taika (Teej) (only for women employees) other
Sunday Nijamati Sewa Divas (Civil Servants' Day) government
Friday Indra Jatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Friday Constitution Day (National Day)
Sunday Jitiya Parwa (only for women employees following Jitiya Parwa) other
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)
Sunday Public Holiday (state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping)
Sunday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Gai Tihar / Laxmi Pooja)
Monday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Goru Tihar / Gobardhan Pooja)
Tuesday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Bhai Tika)
Wednesday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Kija Pooja)
Monday Phalgunanda Jayanti (only for Kiranti employees) other government
Tuesday Guru Nanak Jayanti (only for Sikh employees) sikh
Tuesday International Disabilities Day (only for disabled employees) other
Thursday Urdhyauli Parwa / Mangshir Dhanya Purnima other
Wednesday Christmas Day other
Thursday Public Holiday (Solar Eclipse) (tentative)
Tuesday Lhosar (Gurung/Tamu) other

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Recent Nepal Public Holidays News and Updates

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Global Holidays Observed in Nepal (beta)

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 (2019-2029).

Nepal Background Information and Links