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Lao New Year Holiday in Laos

Is April 16, 2022 a Public Holiday?

Yes. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2022, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Lao New Year Holiday Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2016–2026.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016FriApr 15Lao New Year HolidayPublic Holiday
2017SatApr 15Lao New Year HolidayPublic Holiday
2018SunApr 15Lao New Year HolidayPublic Holiday
2019TueApr 16Lao New Year HolidayPublic Holiday
2020WedApr 15Lao New Year HolidayPublic Holiday
2021FriApr 16Lao New Year HolidayPublic Holiday
2022SatApr 16Lao New Year HolidayPublic Holiday
2023SunApr 16Lao New Year Holiday (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2024MonApr 15Lao New Year Holiday (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2025TueApr 15Lao New Year Holiday (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2026ThuApr 16Lao New Year Holiday (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.