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Holidays and Observances in Nepal in 2017

Holidays and Observances in Nepal in 2017

Date NameType
Jan 14SaturdayMaghe SankrantiOptional Holiday
Jan 28SaturdaySonam Losar (Tamang New Year)Optional Holiday
Jan 29SundayMartyrs' Memorial DayPublic Holiday
Feb 18SaturdayNational Democracy DayPublic Holiday
Feb 24FridayMaha ShivaratriPublic Holiday
Feb 27MondayGyalpo LosarOptional Holiday
Mar 8WednesdayNari DibasPublic Holiday
Mar 12SundayHoli Purnima (Hill region)Local holiday
Mar 13MondayHoli Purnima (Terai region)Local holiday
Mar 20MondayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 27MondayGodhe YatraLocal holiday
Apr 5WednesdayRam NawamiPublic Holiday
Apr 14FridayNepali New YearPublic Holiday
Apr 17MondayNepalese President's Visit to IndiaPublic Holiday
Apr 24MondayLoktantra DiwasPublic Holiday
May 1MondayMajdoor DivasPublic Holiday
May 10WednesdayBuddha JayantiPublic Holiday
May 29MondayGanatantra Diwas (Republic Day)Public Holiday
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jun 26MondayRamjan Edul FikraOptional Holiday
Aug 7MondayJanai PurnimaPublic Holiday
Aug 8TuesdayGai JatraPublic Holiday
Aug 14MondayGaura ParbaOptional Holiday
Aug 14MondayShree Krishna JanamashtamiPublic Holiday
Sep 2SaturdayEdul AajahaOptional Holiday
Sep 5TuesdayIndra JatraPublic Holiday
Sep 7ThursdayCivil Service DayPublic Holiday
Sep 19TuesdayConstitution DayPublic Holiday
Sep 21ThursdayGhatasthapanaPublic Holiday
Sep 23SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 27WednesdayPhulpati (Dashain)Public Holiday
Sep 28ThursdayAstami (Dashain)Public Holiday
Sep 29FridayNawami (Dashain)Public Holiday
Sep 30SaturdayDashami (Dashain)Public Holiday
Oct 1SundayEkadashi (Dashain)Public Holiday
Oct 2MondayDuwadashi (Dashain)Public Holiday
Oct 5ThursdayKojagrat PurnimaPublic Holiday
Oct 19ThursdayGobardhan Pooja (Tihar Festival)Public Holiday
Oct 20FridayBhai Tika (Tihar Festival)Public Holiday
Oct 20FridayGobhardan Pujan (Tihar)Public Holiday
Oct 21SaturdayBhai Tika (Tihar Festival)Public Holiday
Oct 21SaturdayBhai Tika (Tihar)Public Holiday
Oct 26ThursdayChhat ParwaOptional Holiday
Oct 30MondayLaxmi Puja (Tihar)Public Holiday
Nov 4SaturdayGuru Nanak JayantiPublic Holiday
Dec 3SundayUdhauli ParvaOptional Holiday
Dec 21ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25MondayChristmas DayOptional Holiday
Dec 30SaturdayLhosarPublic Holiday
Dec 30SaturdayTamu LhosarOptional Holiday

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