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Sri Lanka Public Holidays 2025

See also: 2025 public holidays in Asia and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Sri Lanka 2025 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 Sri Lanka public holidays in 2025 is:

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

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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 (2023-2033).

Sri Lanka Background Information and Links