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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 2005–2022.

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2005FriFeb 18AshuraPublic Holiday
2006WedFeb 8AshuraPublic Holiday
2007SunJan 28AshuraPublic Holiday
2008FriJan 18AshuraPublic Holiday
2009TueJan 6AshuraPublic Holiday
2009SatDec 26AshuraPublic Holiday
2010ThuDec 16AshuraPublic Holiday
2011MonDec 5AshuraPublic Holiday
2012FriNov 23AshuraPublic Holiday
2013WedNov 13AshuraPublic Holiday
2014MonNov 3AshuraPublic Holiday
2015FriOct 23AshuraPublic Holiday
2016TueOct 11AshuraPublic Holiday
2017SatSep 30AshuraPublic Holiday
2018FriSep 21AshuraPublic Holiday
2019MonSep 9AshuraPublic Holiday
2020SatAug 29AshuraPublic Holiday
2021WedAug 18AshuraPublic Holiday
2022TueAug 9AshuraPublic 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.