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Nepal Public Holidays 2021

See also: 2021 public holidays in Asia, Bhutan, China, India and worldwide.

The table below contains the list of Nepal public holidays for 2021, 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.

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