Public Holidays in Nepal 2076 BS

Are you looking for public holidays in Nepal, here we are listing the national calendar of all the Government holidays lists in Nepali and english dates. These days can be modified as the government official announcement during the year. You may check this page regularly for the updates.

There are 15 days of public holiday around the year according to Nepali calendar 2076. These public holidays consists of cultural festivals, religious occasions and events.

Government and private offices are closed on Saturday and its official holiday in Nepal. Other international offices have their own rule for holidays. Normally, they are closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Among them, Hartalika Teej and Rishi Panchami are observed only by females. Ghode (Horse) Jatra, Gai (Cow) Jatra, Indra Jatra and Machhandranath Jatra – Bhoto Jatra(Bhoto Dekhaune Jatra) are observed in Kathmandu valley only by Newari people. Christmas day is observed by Christians only.

Saturday Holidays

Month Saturday (s)
Baishakh 7, 14, 21, 28
Jestha 4, 11, 18, 25, 32
Ashadh 7, 14, 21, 28
Sharwan 4, 11, 18, 25, 32
Bhadra 7, 14, 21, 28
Ashoj 4, 11, 18, 25
Kartik 2,9, 16, 23, 30
Mangsir 7, 14, 21, 28
Poush 5, 12, 19, 26
Magh 4, 11, 18, 25
Falgun 3, 10, 17, 24
Chaitra 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Baisakh 2076 (April 2019)

  • 1st Baisakh (14th April): Nepali Happy New Year
  • 11th Baisakh (24th April): Loktantra Diwas
  • 17th Baisakh (30th April): Buddha Jayanti
  • 18th Baisakh (1st May): Majdur Diwas (International Labour Day)

Jestha 2076 (May 2019)

  • 15th Jestha (29th May): Ganatrantra Diwas

Aashad 2076 (June 2019)

  • 1st Aashad (15th June): Ramjan Edul Fikra

Bhadra 2076 (August/September 2019)

  • 10th Bhadra (26th August): Rakshya Bandan (Janai Purnima)
  • 18th Bhadra (3rd September): Srikrishna Janmashtami
  • 27th Bhadra (12th September): Hartalika Teej
  • 29th Bhadra (14th September): Rishi Panchami

Aashwin 276 (September/October 2019)

  • 3rd Aashwin (19th September): Constitution Day
  • 23rd Aashwin (9th October): Ghatasthapana
  • 30th Aashwin (16th October): Fulpati
  • 31st Aashwin (17th October): Maha Ashtami

Kartik 2076 (October/November 2019)

  • 1st Kartik (18th October): Maha Navami
  • 2nd Kartik (19th October): Vijaya Dashami
  • 6th Kartik (23rd October): Kojagrat Purnima
  • 21st Kartik (7th November): Laxmi Puja
  • 22nd Kartik (8th November): Govardhan Puja
  • 23rd Kartik (9th November): Bhai Tika
  • 27th Kartik (13th November): Chhath Puja

Poush 2076 (December 2019)

  • 7th Poush (22th December): Udhauli Parva
  • 10th Poush (25th December): Christmas Day
  • 15th Poush (30th December): Tamu Losar

Magh 2076 (January/February 2020)

  • 1st Magh (11th Jan): Maghe Sakranti
  • 16th Magh (30th Jan): Martyrs’ Day
  • 22nd Magh (5th Feb): Sonam Lhosar

Falgun 2076 (February/March 2020)

  • 7th Falgun (19th Feb): Democracy Day
  • 20th Falgun (4th March): Maha Shivaratri
  • 23rd Falgun (7th March): Galpo Lhosar
  • 24th Falgun (8th March): International Woman’s Day

Chaitra 2076 (March/April2020)

  • 11th Chaitra: Ghode Jatra

Festivals in Nepal

Nepal has been introduced as the land of Mountains but do you know almost everyday the Nepalese people celebrate cultural events in anyway. Nepal is a country of multi-lingual, multi-cultural, multi-caste and multi-religious people living under the same roof with peace and harmony. So, there are many festivals in Nepal celebrated in a different way by different traditions.

Some of the festivals are fixed and given public holiday by Government. But, religious festivals are set for honoring the people who celebrate it.

Here are some major festival lists celebrated in Nepal.

  • Dashain
  • Tihar
  • Chhath
  • Lhosar
  • Maghe Sankranti
  • Basanta Panchami
  • Maha Shivaratri
  • Fagu Purnima or Holi
  • Ghode Jatra
  • New Year and Bisket Jatra
  • Buddha Jayanti
  • Rato Machchhendranath Rath Jatra
  • Nag Panchami
  • Janai Purnima
  • Gai Jatra
  • Krishna Janmastami
  • Teej
  • Indra Jatra

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