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Bhutan Public Holidays 2020

See also: 2020 public holidays in Asia, China, India, Nepal and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Bhutan 2020 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 Bhutan official public holidays in 2020 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Thursday Winter Solstice (Nyilo)
Saturday Traditional Day of Offering
Friday Anniversary of His Majesty the King
Saturday Anniversary of His Majesty the King Holiday
Sunday Anniversary of His Majesty the King Holiday
Monday Dangpa Losar (Lunar New Year) (Year of the Male Iron Mouse)
Tuesday Losar Holiday
Saturday Zhabdrung Kuchhoe (Death Anniversary of Zhabdrung)
Saturday Anniversary of the 3rd Druk Gyalpo
Friday Lord Buddha's Parinirvana
Tuesday Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche
Friday The First Sermon of Lord Buddha
Tuesday Thimphu Drubchoe (Thimphu) municipal
Wednesday Blessed Rainy Day (Thrue Bab)
Saturday Thimphu Tshechu (Thimphu) municipal
Sunday Thimphu Tshechu (Thimphu) municipal
Monday Thimphu Tshechu (Thimphu) municipal
Monday Dassain
Sunday Druk Gyalpo Coronation Anniversary
Saturday Descending Day of Lord Buddha (Lhabab Duechen)
Wednesday Anniversary of the 4th Druk Gyalpo / Constitution Day / GNH Day
Thursday National Day

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Recent Bhutan Public Holidays News and Updates


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

Global Holidays Observed in Bhutan (beta)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Bhutan, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2019-2029).

Bhutan Background Information and Links