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Sri Lankan Public Holidays 2013

Find out when public holidays in Sri Lanka are held so you can better plan your Sri Lankan holiday.

Month Weekday Date Holiday name
January Monday 14 Tamil Thai Pongal Day
January Friday 25 Milad-Un-Nabi (Holy Prophet's Birthday)
January Saturday 26 Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day
February Monday 04 National Day
February Monday 25 Navam Full Moon Poya Day
March Sunday 10 Mahasivarathri Day
March Tuesday 26 Madin Full Moon Poya Day
March Friday 29 Good Friday
April Saturday 13 Day Prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day
April Sunday 14 Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day
April Thursday 25 Bak Full Moon Poya Day
May Wednesday 01 Mayday
May Friday 24 Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
May Saturday 25 Day Following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
June Sunday 23 Poson Full Moon Poya Day
July Monday 22 Esala Full Moon Poya Day
August Friday 09 Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramazan Festival Day)
August Tuesday 20 Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
September Thursday 19 Binara Full Moon Poya Day
October Wednesday 16 Id-Ul-Alha (HadjiFestival Day)
October Friday 18 Vap Full Moon Poyaday
November Saturday 02 Deepawali Festival Day
November Sunday 17 Il Full Moon Poyaday
December Monday 16 Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day
December Wednesday 25 Christmas Day

*  Generally shops & businesses are closed on Poya days.

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