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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 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 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Sri Lanka official public holidays in 2022 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Friday Tamil Thai Pongal Day
Monday Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day
Friday National Day (Independence Day)
Wednesday Navam Full Moon Poya Day
Tuesday Mahasivarathri Day
Thursday Madin Full Moon Poya Day
Wednesday Sinhala & Tamil New Year's Eve
Thursday Sinhala & Tamil New Year (Aluth Avurudda)
Friday Good Friday
Saturday Bak Full Moon Poya Day
Sunday May Day
Monday Special Bank Holiday (May Day) (full day) (tentative) banks
Tuesday Id-ul-Fitr (Ramazan Festival Day)
Sunday Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
Monday Day following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
Tuesday Special Bank Holiday (Vesak) (full day) (tentative) banks
Tuesday Poson Full Moon Poya Day
Sunday Id-Ul-Alha (Hadji Festival Day)
Monday Special Bank Holiday (Id-Ul-Alha) (full day) (tentative) banks
Wednesday Esala Full Moon Poya Day
Aug Thursday Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
Sep Saturday 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 Monday 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


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 (2021-2031).

Sri Lanka Background Information and Links