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Sri Lanka Public Holidays 2022

See also: 2022 public holidays in Asia and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Sri Lanka 2022 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 Sri Lanka public holidays in 2022 is:


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

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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 (beta)


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 (2019-2029).

Sri Lanka Background Information and Links