HolidayDate in 2023ObservanceNew Year's DayJanuary 1, SundayNationalIslander DayFebruary 20, MondayPEILouis Riel DayFebruary 20, MondayMBHeritage DayFebruary 20, MondayNSFamily DayFebruary 20, MondayBC, AB, SK, ON, NBValentine's DayFebruary 14, TuesdayNot an official holidayLeap Day--St. Patrick's DayMarch 17, FridayNot a stat holidayGood FridayApril 7, FridayNational except QCEaster MondayApril 10, MondayQCMother's DayMay 14, SundayNot an official holidayVictoria DayMay 22, MondayNational except NB, NS, NLFather's DayJune 18, SundayNot an official holidayAboriginal DayJune 21, WednesdayNWTSt. Jean Baptiste DayJune 24, SaturdayQCCanada DayJuly 1, SaturdayNationalCivic HolidayAugust 7, MondayAB, BC, SK, ON, NB, NULabour DaySeptember 4, MondayNationalNational Day for Truth and ReconciliationSeptember 30, SaturdayNational, federally regulated workplaces onlyThanksgivingOctober 9, MondayNational except NB, NS, NLHalloweenOctober 31, TuesdayNot an official holidayRemembrance DayNovember 11, SaturdayNational except MB, ON, QC, NSChristmas DayDecember 25, MondayNationalBoxing DayDecember 26, TuesdayON

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Holidays and Observances in India in 2023

Date

 

Name

Type









Jan 1

Sunday

New Year's Day

Restricted Holiday

Jan 14

Saturday

Makar Sankranti

Restricted Holiday

Jan 14

Saturday

Lohri

Observance

Jan 15

Sunday

Pongal

Restricted Holiday

Jan 22

Sunday

Lunar New Year

Observance

Jan 26

Thursday

Republic Day

Gazetted Holiday

Jan 26

Thursday

Vasant Panchami

Restricted Holiday





Feb 5

Sunday

Guru Ravidas Jayanti

Restricted Holiday

Feb 5

Sunday

Hazarat Ali's Birthday

Restricted Holiday

Feb 14

Tuesday

Valentine's Day

Observance

Feb 15

Wednesday

Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti

Restricted Holiday

Feb 18

Saturday

Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri

Restricted Holiday

Feb 19

Sunday

Shivaji Jayanti

Restricted Holiday





Mar 7

Tuesday

Dolyatra

Restricted Holiday

Mar 7

Tuesday

Holika Dahana

Restricted Holiday

Mar 8

Wednesday

Holi

Gazetted Holiday

Mar 21

Tuesday

March Equinox

Season

Mar 22

Wednesday

Chaitra Sukhladi

Restricted Holiday

Mar 22

Wednesday

Ugadi

Restricted Holiday

Mar 22

Wednesday

Gudi Padwa

Restricted Holiday

Mar 30

Thursday

Rama Navami

Gazetted Holiday





Apr 4

Tuesday

Mahavir Jayanti

Gazetted Holiday

Apr 6

Thursday

First day of Passover

Observance

Apr 6

Thursday

Maundy Thursday

Observance, Christian

Apr 7

Friday

Good Friday

Gazetted Holiday

Apr 9

Sunday

Easter Day

Restricted Holiday

Apr 14

Friday

Vaisakhi

Restricted Holiday

Apr 14

Friday

Ambedkar Jayanti

Observance

Apr 15

Saturday

Mesadi / Vaisakhadi

Restricted Holiday

Apr 21

Friday

Jamat Ul-Vida (Tentative Date)

Restricted Holiday

Apr 22

Saturday

Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar (Tentative Date)

Gazetted Holiday

Apr 22

Saturday

Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar (Tentative Date)

Muslim, Common local holiday





May 1

Monday

International Worker's Day

Observance

May 5

Friday

Buddha Purnima/Vesak

Gazetted Holiday

May 9

Tuesday

Birthday of Rabindranath

Restricted Holiday

May 14

Sunday

Mother's Day

Observance





Jun 18

Sunday

Father's Day

Observance

Jun 20

Tuesday

Rath Yatra

Restricted Holiday

Jun 21

Wednesday

June Solstice

Season

Jun 29

Thursday

Bakrid/Eid ul-Adha (Tentative Date)

Gazetted Holiday





Jul 3

Monday

Guru Purnima

Observance

Jul 29

Saturday

Muharram/Ashura (Tentative Date)

Gazetted Holiday





Aug 6

Sunday

Friendship Day

Observance

Aug 15

Tuesday

Independence Day

Gazetted Holiday

Aug 16

Wednesday

Parsi New Year

Restricted Holiday

Aug 20

Sunday

Vinayaka Chathurthi

Restricted Holiday

Aug 29

Tuesday

Onam

Restricted Holiday

Aug 30

Wednesday

Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi)

Restricted Holiday





Sep 6

Wednesday

Janmashtami (Smarta)

Restricted Holiday

Sep 7

Thursday

Janmashtami

Gazetted Holiday

Sep 19

Tuesday

Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi

Restricted Holiday

Sep 23

Saturday

September Equinox

Season

Sep 28

Thursday

Milad un-Nabi/Id-e-Milad (Tentative Date)

Gazetted Holiday





Oct 2

Monday

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

Gazetted Holiday

Oct 15

Sunday

First Day of Sharad Navratri

Observance, Hinduism

Oct 20

Friday

First Day of Durga Puja Festivities

Observance, Hinduism

Oct 21

Saturday

Maha Saptami

Restricted Holiday

Oct 22

Sunday

Maha Ashtami

Restricted Holiday

Oct 23

Monday

Maha Navami

Restricted Holiday

Oct 24

Tuesday

Dussehra

Gazetted Holiday

Oct 28

Saturday

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

Restricted Holiday

Oct 31

Tuesday

Halloween

Observance





Nov 1

Wednesday

Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth)

Restricted Holiday

Nov 12

Sunday

Naraka Chaturdasi

Restricted Holiday

Nov 12

Sunday

Diwali/Deepavali

Gazetted Holiday

Nov 13

Monday

Govardhan Puja

Restricted Holiday

Nov 15

Wednesday

Bhai Duj

Restricted Holiday

Nov 19

Sunday

Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)

Restricted Holiday

Nov 24

Friday

Guru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom Day

Restricted Holiday

Nov 27

Monday

Guru Nanak Jayanti

Gazetted Holiday





Dec 8

Friday

First Day of Hanukkah

Observance

Dec 15

Friday

Last day of Hanukkah

Observance

Dec 22

Friday

December Solstice

Season

Dec 24

Sunday

Christmas Eve

Restricted Holiday

Dec 25

Monday

Christmas

Gazetted Holiday

Dec 31

Sunday

New Year's Eve

Observance