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Nepal Public Holidays 2024

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This page contains the list of Nepal 2024 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 2024 is:

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