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Sri Lanka Public Holidays 2028

See also: 2028 public holidays in Asia and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Sri Lanka 2028 public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The data on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone mobile apps, whose data feed is also updated nightly. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Sri Lanka public holidays in 2028 is:

Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Jan Tuesday Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day
Jan Friday Special Bank Holiday (Tamil Thai Pongal) (afternoon) (tentative) banks
Jan Saturday Tamil Thai Pongal Day
Feb Friday National Day (Independence Day)
Feb Thursday Navam Full Moon Poya Day
Feb Wednesday Mahasivarathri Day
Feb Sunday Id-ul-Fitr (Ramazan Festival Day)
Feb Monday Special Bank Holiday (Id-ul-Fitr) (full day) (tentative) banks
Mar Friday Madin Full Moon Poya Day
Apr Saturday Bak Full Moon Poya Day
Apr Wednesday Sinhala & Tamil New Year's Eve
Apr Thursday Sinhala & Tamil New Year (Aluth Avurudda)
Apr Friday Good Friday
May Monday May Day
May Friday Special Bank Holiday (Id-Ul-Alha) (afternoon) (tentative) banks
May Saturday Id-Ul-Alha (Hadji Festival Day)
May Monday Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
May Tuesday Day following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
June Tuesday Poson Full Moon Poya Day
July Thursday Esala Full Moon Poya Day
Aug Friday Milad-Un-Nabi (Holy Prophet's Birthday)
Aug Friday Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
Sep Sunday Binara Full Moon Poya Day
Oct Tuesday Vap Full Moon Poya Day
Oct Tuesday Deepavali Festival Day
Nov Wednesday Ill Full Moon Poya Day
Dec Friday Unduwap Full Moon Poya Day
Dec Monday Christmas Day
Dec Sunday Adhi Unduwap Full Moon Poya 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 (2024-2034).

Sri Lanka Background Information and Links