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Nepal Public Holidays 2023

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This page contains the list of Nepal 2023 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 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Nepal public holidays in 2023 is:

Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Wednesday Prithivi Jayanti (Unity Day)
Sunday Maghi Parba / Maghe Sankranti
Monday Public Holiday (Yeti Airlines crash in Pokhara)
Sunday Sonam Lhosar (Tamang New Year) other
Monday Public Holiday (Maoist People's War Anniversary)
Saturday Maaha Shivaratri
Sunday Rastraya Prajatantra Dibas (Democracy Day)
Tuesday Gyalpyo/Gyallo Loshar other
Monday Holi / Phagu Purnima / Basanta Utsav (55 Hilly Districts) regional
Tuesday Holi / Phagu Purnima / Basanta Utsav (Terai and Inner Madhesh) regional
Wednesday Nari Dibas (International Women's Day)
Tuesday Ghodejatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Friday Nepali New Year (Bisket Jatra)
Saturday Ramjan Edul Fikra (End of Ramadan) muslim
Monday International Workers Day (Majdoor Divas)
Friday Buddha Jayanti (Bhudda Day)
Friday Ubhauli festival/Chandi Purnima (May Full Moon) (for Kirat, Rai, Yakhkha, Sunuwar, and Limbu employees) other
Monday Ganatantra Diwas / Republic Day
Thursday Id-ul Ajah / Bakarid (Feast of Sacrifice)
Thursday Gaura Parba other
Thursday Naag Panchami / Janaipurnima / Rakshya Bandhan
Thursday Gai Jatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Wednesday Shree Krishna Janmasthami
Thursday Public Holiday (Mourning of Subas Chandra Nembang)
Monday Hari Taika (Teej) (only for women employees) other
Wednesday Constitution Day (National Day)
Thursday Indra Jatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Saturday Jitiya Parwa (only for women employees following Jitiya Parwa) other
Sunday Ghatasthapana
Saturday Dashain Festival (Phulpati/Fulpaati)
Sunday Dashain Festival (Maha Astami)
Monday Dashain Festival (Maha Nawami)
Tuesday Dashain Festival (Vijaya Dashami)
Wednesday Dashain Festival (Pampakusha Ekadashi)
Thursday Dashain Festival (Dwadashi)
Saturday Phalgunanda Jayanti (only for Kiranti employees) other government
Sunday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Laxmi Pooja)
Monday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Gai Tihar)
Tuesday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Goru Tihar / Gobardhan Pooja)
Wednesday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Bhai Tika)
Thursday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival
Sunday Chhat Parwa
Monday Guru Nanak Jayanti (only for Sikh employees) sikh
Sunday International Disabilities Day (only for disabled employees) other
Monday Christmas Day christian
Tuesday Urdhyauli Parwa / Mangshir Dhanya Purnima (only for Kiranti employees) other
Sunday Tamu Lhosar other

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Global Holidays Observed in Nepal

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 (2023-2033).

Nepal Background Information and Links