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Bhutan Public Holidays 2023

See also: 2023 public holidays in Asia, China, India, Nepal and worldwide.

The table below contains the list of Bhutan public holidays for 2023, 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 Monday Winter Solstice (Nyilo)
Jan Sunday Traditional Day of Offering
Feb Tuesday Dangpa Losar (Lunar New Year) (Year of the Female Water Rabbit)
Feb Tuesday Anniversary of His Majesty the King
Feb Wednesday Losar Holiday
Feb Wednesday Anniversary of His Majesty the King Holiday
Feb Thursday Anniversary of His Majesty the King Holiday
Apr Sunday Zhabdrung Kuchhoe (Death Anniversary of Zhabdrung)
May Tuesday Anniversary of the 3rd Druk Gyalpo
June Sunday Lord Buddha's Parinirvana
June Wednesday Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche
July Friday The First Sermon of Lord Buddha
Sep Wednesday Thimphu Drubchoe (Thimphu) municipal
Sep Saturday Blessed Rainy Day (Thrue Bab)
Sep Sunday Thimphu Tshechu (Thimphu) municipal
Sep Monday Thimphu Tshechu (Thimphu) municipal
Sep Tuesday Thimphu Tshechu (Thimphu) municipal
Oct Tuesday Dassain
Nov Wednesday Druk Gyalpo Coronation Anniversary
Nov Saturday Descending Day of Lord Buddha (Lhabab Duechen)
Nov Saturday Anniversary of the 4th Druk Gyalpo / Constitution Day / GNH Day
Dec Sunday National Day

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Recent Bhutan Public Holidays News and Updates


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

Global Holidays Observed in Bhutan (beta)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Bhutan, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2019-2029).

Bhutan Background Information and Links