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Nepal Public Holidays 2021

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

This page contains the list of Nepal 2021 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 2021 is:


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