Sri Lankan Public Holidays 2016

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

Month
Weekday
Date
Holiday

January


Friday


15


Tamil Thai Pongal Day

January

Saturday

23

Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day

February 

Thursday

04

National Day

February 

Monday

22

Navam Full Moon Poya Day

March

Monday

07

Mahasivarathri Day

March 

Tuesday

22

Medin Full Moon Poya Day

March 

Friday

25

Good Friday

April 

Wednsday

13

Day Prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day

April 

Thursday

14

Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day

April 

Thursday

21

Bak Full Moon Poya Day

May 

Sunday

01

May Day

May 

Saturday

21

Wesak Full Moon Poya Day

May 

Sunday

22

Day following Wesak Full Moon Poya Day

June 

Sunday

19

Poson Full Moon Poya Day

July 

Wednesday

06

Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramazan Festival Day)

July 

Tuesday

19

Esala Full Moon Poya Day

August 

Wednsday

17

Nikini Full Moon Poya Day

September 

Monday

12

Id-Ul-Alha (Hadji Festival Day)

September 

Friday

16

Binara Full Moon Poya Day

October 

Saturday

15

Vap Full Moon Poya Day

October 

Saturday

29

Deepavali Festival Day

November 

Monday

14

Il Full Moon Poya Day

December 

Monday

12

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

December 

Tuesday

13

Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day

December 

Sunday

25

Christmas Day

     

 

Source: http://www.pubad.gov.lk