Flag of Sri Lanka Holidays and Observances in Sri Lanka in 2024

Following is a list of holidays and observances in Sri Lanka for 2024, providing a concise overview of the country's key celebrations. It showcases Sri Lanka's rich cultural heritage and the unique blend of traditional and modern festivities throughout the year.

HolidayDateDayType
Tamil Thai Pongal Day January 15 Monday Public Holiday
Duruthu Poya Day January 25 Thursday Public Holiday
National Day February 04 Sunday Public Holiday
Navam Poya Day February 23 Friday Public Holiday
Maha Shivaratri March 08 Friday Public Holiday
Medin Poya Day March 24 Sunday Public Holiday
Good Friday March 29 Friday Public Holiday
Eid al-Fitr April 11 Thursday Public Holiday
Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Day Eve April 12 Friday Public Holiday
Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Day April 13 Saturday Public Holiday
Bak Poya Day April 23 Tuesday Public Holiday
May day May 01 Wednesday Public Holiday
Vesak Poya Day May 23 Thursday Public Holiday
Vesak Poya Day Holiday May 24 Friday Public Holiday
Eid al-Adha June 17 Monday National Holiday
Poson Poya Day June 21 Friday Public Holiday
Esala Poya Day July 20 Saturday Public Holiday
Nikini Poya Day August 19 Monday Public Holiday
Milad-Un-Nabi (Mawlid) September 16 Monday Public Holiday
Binara Poya Day September 17 Tuesday Public Holiday
Vap Poya Day October 17 Thursday Public Holiday
Deepavali October 31 Thursday Public Holiday
Ill Poya Day November 15 Friday Public Holiday
Unduvap Poya Day December 14 Saturday Public Holiday
Christmas Day December 25 Wednesday Public Holiday

Holidays by Year

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