Sri Lanka Public Holidays 2019


Searching for the national holidays in Sri Lanka? All public holidays in Sri Lanka are treated like Sundays. This means that most of the Sri Lanka employees have a day off and all schools are closed on these office holidays. If you are planning a trip to Sri Lanka and want to know what the national and regional holidays are, check the details in the tables below.

Holidays in Sri Lanka

List of Official Holidays in Sri Lanka for Year 2019

# Date Holiday Day
1 January 15, 2019 Tamil Thai Pongal Day Tuesday
2 January 20, 2019 Duruthu Full Moon Poya Sunday
3 February 04, 2019 National Day Monday
4 February 19, 2019 Navam Full Moon Poya Tuesday
5 March 04, 2019 Mahasivarathri Day Monday
6 March 20, 2019 Madin Full Moon Poya Wednesday
7 April 13, 2019 Sinhala and Tamil New Year Eve Saturday
8 April 14, 2019 Sinhala and Tamil New Year Sunday
9 April 15, 2019 Special Holiday (in lieu) Monday
10 April 19, 2019 Good Friday Friday
11 April 19, 2019 Bak Full Moon Poya Friday
12 May 01, 2019 Labour Day Wednesday
13 May 18, 2019 Vesak Full Moon Poya Saturday
14 May 19, 2019 Vesak Full Moon Poya Holiday Sunday
15 May 20, 2019 Vesak Full Moon Poya Holiday Monday
16 June 05, 2019 Id-Ul-Fitr Wednesday
17 June 16, 2019 Poson Full Moon Poya Sunday
18 July 16, 2019 Esala Full Moon Poya Tuesday
19 August 12, 2019 Idul Adha Monday
20 August 14, 2019 Nikini Full Moon Poya Wednesday
21 September 13, 2019 Binara Full Moon Poya Friday
22 October 13, 2019 Vap Full Moon Poya Sunday
23 October 27, 2019 Deepavali Festival Day Sunday
24 November 10, 2019 Milad-Un-Nabi Sunday
25 November 11, 2019 Special Bank Holiday Monday
26 November 12, 2019 Ill Full Moon Poya Tuesday
27 December 11, 2019 Unduvap Full Moon Poya Wednesday
28 December 25, 2019 Christmas Day Wednesday

List of Official Holidays in Sri Lanka for Year 2020

# Date Holiday Day
1 January 10, 2020 Duruthu Full Moon Poya Friday
2 January 15, 2020 Tamil Thai Pongal Day Wednesday
3 February 04, 2020 National Day Tuesday
4 February 08, 2020 Navam Full Moon Poya Saturday
5 February 21, 2020 Mahasivarathri Day Friday
6 March 09, 2020 Madin Full Moon Poya Monday
7 April 07, 2020 Bak Full Moon Poya Tuesday
8 April 10, 2020 Good Friday Friday
9 April 12, 2020 Sinhala and Tamil New Year Eve Sunday
10 April 13, 2020 Sinhala and Tamil New Year Monday
11 May 01, 2020 Labour Day Friday
12 May 07, 2020 Vesak Full Moon Poya Thursday
13 May 08, 2020 Vesak Full Moon Poya Holiday Friday
14 May 25, 2020 Id-Ul-Fitr Monday
15 June 05, 2020 Poson Full Moon Poya Friday
16 July 04, 2020 Esala Full Moon Poya Saturday
17 August 01, 2020 Idul Adha Saturday
18 August 03, 2020 Nikini Full Moon Poya Monday
19 September 01, 2020 Binara Full Moon Poya Tuesday
20 October 01, 2020 Adhi-Vap Full Moon Poya Thursday
21 October 30, 2020 Milad-Un-Nabi Friday
22 October 30, 2020 Vap Full Moon Poya Friday
23 November 14, 2020 Deepavali Festival Day Saturday
24 November 29, 2020 Ill Full Moon Poya Sunday
25 December 25, 2020 Christmas Day Friday
26 December 29, 2020 Unduvap Full Moon Poya Tuesday

List of Official Holidays in Sri Lanka for Year 2021

# Date Holiday Day
1 January 14, 2021 Tamil Thai Pongal Day Thursday
2 January 28, 2021 Duruthu Full Moon Poya Thursday
3 February 04, 2021 National Day Thursday
4 February 27, 2021 Navam Full Moon Poya Saturday
5 March 11, 2021 Mahasivarathri Day Thursday
6 March 28, 2021 Madin Full Moon Poya Sunday
7 April 02, 2021 Good Friday Friday
8 April 13, 2021 Sinhala and Tamil New Year Eve Tuesday
9 April 14, 2021 Sinhala and Tamil New Year Wednesday
10 April 27, 2021 Bak Full Moon Poya Tuesday
11 May 01, 2021 Labour Day Saturday
12 May 13, 2021 Id-Ul-Fitr Thursday
13 May 26, 2021 Vesak Full Moon Poya Wednesday
14 May 26, 2021 Vesak Full Moon Poya Holiday Wednesday
15 June 24, 2021 Poson Full Moon Poya Thursday
16 July 20, 2021 Idul Adha Tuesday
17 July 24, 2021 Esala Full Moon Poya Saturday
18 August 22, 2021 Nikini Full Moon Poya Sunday
19 September 21, 2021 Binara Full Moon Poya Tuesday
20 October 19, 2021 Milad-Un-Nabi Tuesday
21 October 20, 2021 Vap Full Moon Poya Wednesday
22 November 04, 2021 Deepavali Festival Day Thursday
23 November 19, 2021 Ill Full Moon Poya Friday
24 December 19, 2021 Unduvap Full Moon Poya Sunday
25 December 25, 2021 Christmas Day Saturday

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