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The next public holiday in Nepal is

7th December, WednesdayUdhauli Parva

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Nepal in 2023

WednesdayWedJan 11, 2023Jan 11Prithvi Jayanti
SundaySunJan 15, 2023Jan 15Maghe Sankranti
SundaySunJan 22, 2023Jan 22Sonam Losar
MondayMonJan 30, 2023Jan 30Martyrs' Day
SaturdaySatFeb 18, 2023Feb 18Maha Shivaratri
SundaySunFeb 19, 2023Feb 19Prajatantra Diwas
TuesdayTueFeb 21, 2023Feb 21Ghyalpo Losar
WednesdayWedMar 08, 2023Mar 08International Women's Day
TuesdayTueMar 21, 2023Mar 21Ghode Jatra (Kathmandu valley)
ThursdayThuMar 30, 2023Mar 30Ram Navami
FridayFriApr 14, 2023Apr 14Nepali New Year
SaturdaySatApr 22, 2023Apr 22Ramjan Edul Fikra
MondayMonApr 24, 2023Apr 24Loktantra Diwas
MondayMonMay 01, 2023May 01Labour Day
FridayFriMay 05, 2023May 05Buddha Jayanti
MondayMonMay 29, 2023May 29Ganatantra Diwas
ThursdayThuJun 29, 2023Jun 29Edul Aajaha
WednesdayWedAug 30, 2023Aug 30Raksha Bandhan
FridayFriSep 01, 2023Sep 01Gai Jatra (Kathmandu valley)
WednesdayWedSep 06, 2023Sep 06Gaura Parba
ThursdayThuSep 07, 2023Sep 07Shree Krishna Janmashtami
ThursdayThuSep 07, 2023Sep 07Nijamati Sewa Diwas (Civil Employees)
MondayMonSep 18, 2023Sep 18Hartalika Teej (Females)
TuesdayTueSep 19, 2023Sep 19Constitution Day
TuesdayTueSep 19, 2023Sep 19Rishi Panchami (Females)
ThursdayThuSep 28, 2023Sep 28Indra Jatra (Kathmandu valley)
SundaySunOct 15, 2023Oct 15Ghatasthapana
SaturdaySatOct 21, 2023Oct 21Fulpati
SundaySunOct 22, 2023Oct 22Maha Ashtami
MondayMonOct 23, 2023Oct 23Maha Navami
TuesdayTueOct 24, 2023Oct 24Vijaya Dashami
WednesdayWedOct 25, 2023Oct 25Ekadashi
ThursdayThuOct 26, 2023Oct 26Dwadashi
SundaySunOct 29, 2023Oct 29Kojagrat Purnima
MondayMonNov 13, 2023Nov 13Govardhan Puja
TuesdayTueNov 14, 2023Nov 14Laxmi Puja
WednesdayWedNov 15, 2023Nov 15Bhai Tika
FridayFriNov 17, 2023Nov 17Chhath Puja
MondayMonNov 27, 2023Nov 27Guru Nanak Jayanti (Sikhs)
MondayMonDec 25, 2023Dec 25Christmas Day
TuesdayTueDec 26, 2023Dec 26Udhauli Parva
SaturdaySatDec 30, 2023Dec 30Tamu Losar

Public Holidays in Nepal

Udhauli Parva

Udhauli Parva

Wednesday Dec 07, 2022

The upcoming Nepal holiday Udhauli Parva is in 11 days from today.

Christmas Day

Christmas Day

Sunday Dec 25, 2022

The upcoming Nepal holiday Christmas Day is in 29 days from today.

Tamu Losar

Tamu Losar

Friday Dec 30, 2022

The upcoming Nepal holiday Tamu Losar is in 34 days from today.

List of Popular Celebration Days of United States in 2023

FridayFriJun 02, 2023Jun 02National Donut Day

2023 Public Holidays Nepal Service

The above is the list of 2023 public holidays declared in Nepal which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Nepal holiday calendar for 2023 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Nepal has a total of 42 holidays. These holidays differ from other countries because they are divided into different categories depending on who observes them. These include those observed by a specific gender, Christians, Sikhs, Civil employees, and the Kathmandu valley. Or instance, women observe the Hartalika, whereas Christians observe the Christian day. The Sikhs observe the GuruNanak Jayanti, and the Civil Employees observe Nijamati Sewa Diwas.

The Labor Relations committee regulates the holidays in Nepal. In the country, Saturdays are considered a holiday. The employees working in the country get 13 paid public holidays each year. There are no special wages for holidays; workers get the same amount of wages they receive during their regular workdays. The country’s holidays are based on religions and culture. These holidays vary regarding the length of celebrations. For instance, the Vijaya Dashami is observed for six days, and celebrations include festivals and dances. Other holidays are celebrated in the Kathmandu valley but not included in the public holiday list. A few others do not get a lot of attention except for families taking time to be together.

Other reasons aside from culture and religion that leads to the commemoration of these holidays is a democracy. Democracy day is celebrated to commemorate the day in history when Nepalese were released from bondage and clutches of Rana autocracy.

The Nepalese government has the power to include a holiday on a special occasion. Foreigners and those visiting the country are allowed to participate in events related to their lives or culture but not attend any that are not associated with their faith as different religions have restrictions.