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Ashura in Pakistan

Is Ashura a Public Holiday?

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

Ashura Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2016–2022.

Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016TueOct 11AshuraPublic Holiday
2017SatSep 30AshuraPublic Holiday
2018FriSep 21AshuraPublic Holiday
2019MonSep 9AshuraPublic Holiday
2020SatAug 29AshuraPublic Holiday
2021WedAug 18Ashura (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2022SunAug 7Ashura (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.