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Nepal Public Holidays 2020

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

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


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

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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 (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