Sri Lankan Public Holidays 2018

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

Month
Weekday
Date
Holiday

January


Monday


01


Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day

January

Sunday

14

Tamil Thai Pongal Day

January 

Wednesday

31

Navam Full Moon Poya Day

February 

Sunday

04

National Day

February

Tuesday

13

Mahasivarathri Day

March 

Thursday

01

Medin Full Moon Poya Day

March 

Friday

30

Good Friday

March 

Saturday

31

Bak Full Moon Poya Day

April 

Friday

13

Day Prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day

April 

Saturday

14

Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day

April 

Sunday

29

Vesak Full Moon Poya Day

April 

Monday

30

Vesak Full Moon Poya Holiday Day

May 

Tuesday

01

May day

May 

Tuesday

29

Adi-Poson Full Moon Poya Day

June 

Friday

15

Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramazan Festival Day)

June 

Wednesday

27

Poson Full Moon Poya Day

July 

Friday

27

Esala Full Moon Poya Day

August 

Wednesday

22

Id-Ul-Alha(Hadji Festival Day)

August 

Saturday

25

Nikini Full Moon Poya Day

September 

Monday

24

Binara Full Moon Poya Day

October 

Wednesday

24

Vap Full Moon Poya Day

November 

Tuesday

06

Deepavali Festival Day

November 

Tuesday

20

Milad-Un-Nabi - (Holy Prophet's Birthday)

November 

Thursday

22

Ill Full Moon Poya Day

December 

Saturday

22

Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day

December 

Tuesday

25

Christmas Day

     

 

Source: http://www.srilanka.travel/srilankan-public-holidays