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Sri Lanka Public Holidays 2020

See also: 2020 public holidays in Asia and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Sri Lanka 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 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Sri Lanka official public holidays in 2020 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Friday Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day
Wednesday Tamil Thai Pongal Day
Tuesday National Day (Independence Day)
Saturday Navam Full Moon Poya Day
Friday Mahasivarathri Day
Monday Madin Full Moon Poya Day
Monday Public Holiday
Tuesday Public Holiday
Wednesday Public Holiday
Thursday Public Holiday
Saturday Public Holiday
Sunday Public Holiday
Tuesday Bak Full Moon Poya Day
Friday Good Friday
Sunday Sinhala & Tamil New Year's Eve
Monday Sinhala & Tamil New Year (Aluth Avurudda)
Tuesday Special Bank Holiday (Sinhala & Tamil New Year) banks
Friday May Day
Thursday Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
Friday Day following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
Monday Id-ul-Fitr (Ramazan Festival Day)
Friday Poson Full Moon Poya Day
Saturday Esala Full Moon Poya Day
Saturday Id-Ul-Alha (Hadji Festival Day)
Monday Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
Tuesday Binara Full Moon Poya Day
Thursday Adhi Vap Full Moon Poya Day
Friday Milad-Un-Nabi (Holy Prophet's Birthday)
Friday Vap Full Moon Poya Day
Saturday Deepavali Festival Day
Sunday Ill Full Moon Poya Day
Friday Christmas Day
Tuesday Unduwap Full Moon Poya Day

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Recent Sri Lanka Public Holidays News and Updates


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

Global Holidays Observed in Sri Lanka


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Sri Lanka, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2020-2030).

Sri Lanka Background Information and Links