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Sri Lanka Public Holidays 2024

See also: 2024 public holidays in Asia and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Sri Lanka 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 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Sri Lanka official public holidays in 2024 is:


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

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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 (2020-2030).

Sri Lanka Background Information and Links