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Gai Jatra in Nepal

Is Gai Jatra a Public Holiday?

Gai Jatra is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Gai Jatra (Kathmandu Only) Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2016–2020.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016FriAug 19Gai Jatra (Kathmandu Only)Public Holiday
2017TueAug 8Gai Jatra (Kathmandu Only)Public Holiday
2018MonAug 27Gai Jatra (Kathmandu Only)Public Holiday
2019MonAug 19Gai Jatra (Kathmandu Only)Public Holiday
2020TueAug 11Gai Jatra (Kathmandu Only)Public Holiday

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