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Deepavali in Sri Lanka

Is Deepavali a Public Holiday?

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

In 2019 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Deepavali Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015TueNov 10DeepavaliPublic Holiday
2016SatOct 29DeepavaliPublic Holiday
2017WedOct 18DeepavaliPublic Holiday
2018TueNov 6DeepavaliPublic Holiday
2019SunOct 27DeepavaliPublic Holiday
2020SatNov 14DeepavaliPublic Holiday

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