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The next public holiday in Sri Lanka is

17th June, MondayId ul-Alha

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List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Sri Lanka in 2024

MondayMonJan 15, 2024Jan 15Tamil Thai Pongal Day
ThursdayThuJan 25, 2024Jan 25Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day
SundaySunFeb 04, 2024Feb 04National Day
SaturdaySatFeb 24, 2024Feb 24Nawam Full Moon Poya Day
FridayFriMar 08, 2024Mar 08Mahasivarathri Day
SundaySunMar 24, 2024Mar 24Madin Full Moon Poya Day
FridayFriMar 29, 2024Mar 29Good Friday
WednesdayWedApr 10, 2024Apr 10Id Ul Fitr
FridayFriApr 12, 2024Apr 12Sinhala and Tamil New Year Day
SaturdaySatApr 13, 2024Apr 13Day prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day
TuesdayTueApr 23, 2024Apr 23Bak Full Moon Poya Day
WednesdayWedMay 01, 2024May 01May Day
ThursdayThuMay 23, 2024May 23Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
FridayFriMay 24, 2024May 24Day following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
MondayMonJun 17, 2024Jun 17Id ul-Alha
FridayFriJun 21, 2024Jun 21Poson Full Moon Poya Day
SaturdaySatJul 20, 2024Jul 20Esala Full Moon Poya Day
MondayMonAug 19, 2024Aug 19Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
MondayMonSep 16, 2024Sep 16Milad-un-Nabi
TuesdayTueSep 17, 2024Sep 17Binara Full Moon Poya Day
ThursdayThuOct 17, 2024Oct 17Vap Full Moon Poya Day
ThursdayThuOct 31, 2024Oct 31Deepavali Festival Day
FridayFriNov 15, 2024Nov 15Ill Full Moon Poya Day
SaturdaySatDec 14, 2024Dec 14Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day
WednesdayWedDec 25, 2024Dec 25Christmas

Public Holidays in Sri Lanka

Id ul-Alha

Id ul-Alha

Monday Jun 17, 2024

The upcoming Sri Lanka holiday Id ul-Alha is in 4 days from today.

Poson Full Moon Poya Day

Poson Full Moon Poya Day

Friday Jun 21, 2024

The upcoming Sri Lanka holiday Poson Full Moon Poya Day is in 8 days from today.

Esala Full Moon Poya Day

Esala Full Moon Poya Day

Saturday Jul 20, 2024

The upcoming Sri Lanka holiday Esala Full Moon Poya Day is in 37 days from today.

List of Popular Celebration Days of United States in 2024

FridayFriJan 12, 2024Jan 12National Pharmacists Day
FridayFriJan 19, 2024Jan 19National Popcorn Day
FridayFriFeb 02, 2024Feb 02Groundhog Day
FridayFriFeb 02, 2024Feb 02National Wear Red Day
WednesdayWedFeb 07, 2024Feb 07National Signing Day
FridayFriFeb 09, 2024Feb 09National Pizza Day
TuesdayTueFeb 13, 2024Feb 13Galentine's Day
TuesdayTueFeb 13, 2024Feb 13National Pancake Day
WednesdayWedFeb 14, 2024Feb 14Valentine's Day
ThursdayThuFeb 15, 2024Feb 15National Bagel Day
SundaySunFeb 18, 2024Feb 18National Drink Wine Day
ThursdayThuFeb 22, 2024Feb 22National Margarita Day
ThursdayThuFeb 29, 2024Feb 29Leap Day
FridayFriMar 01, 2024Mar 01National Employee Appreciation Day
ThursdayThuMar 07, 2024Mar 07National Cereal Day
SundaySunMar 10, 2024Mar 10Daylight savings
MondayMonMar 11, 2024Mar 11National Napping Day
ThursdayThuMar 14, 2024Mar 14National Walkout Day
ThursdayThuMar 14, 2024Mar 14National Pi Day
WednesdayWedMar 20, 2024Mar 20National Proposal Day
SaturdaySatMar 23, 2024Mar 23National Puppy Day
SaturdaySatMar 30, 2024Mar 30National Doctor Day
WednesdayWedApr 03, 2024Apr 03National Walking Day
ThursdayThuApr 04, 2024Apr 04National Burrito Day
SundaySunApr 07, 2024Apr 07National Beer Day
ThursdayThuApr 11, 2024Apr 11National Pet Day
FridayFriApr 12, 2024Apr 12National Grilled Cheese Day
ThursdayThuMay 02, 2024May 02National Day Of Prayer
SundaySunMay 12, 2024May 12Mother's Day
SaturdaySatMay 25, 2024May 25National Towel Day
SaturdaySatMay 25, 2024May 25National Wine Day
FridayFriJun 07, 2024Jun 07National Donut Day
SaturdaySatJun 08, 2024Jun 08National Best Friends Day
SundaySunJun 16, 2024Jun 16Father's Day
FridayFriJun 21, 2024Jun 21National Selfie Day
SaturdaySatJun 22, 2024Jun 22National Kissing Day
SaturdaySatJul 13, 2024Jul 13National French Fry Day
SundaySunJul 14, 2024Jul 14National Nude Day
WednesdayWedJul 17, 2024Jul 17National Hot Dog Day
SundaySunJul 21, 2024Jul 21National Ice Cream Day
TuesdayTueJul 23, 2024Jul 23Amazon Prime Day
WednesdayWedJul 24, 2024Jul 24National Tequila Day
MondayMonJul 29, 2024Jul 29National Chicken Wing Day
ThursdayThuAug 01, 2024Aug 01National Girlfriends Day
SundaySunAug 04, 2024Aug 04National Sister Day
WednesdayWedSep 18, 2024Sep 18National Cheeseburger Day
ThursdayThuOct 03, 2024Oct 03National Boyfriends Day
FridayFriOct 04, 2024Oct 04National Vodka Day
FridayFriOct 04, 2024Oct 04National Taco Day
WednesdayWedOct 09, 2024Oct 09Leif Erikson Day
SaturdaySatOct 19, 2024Oct 19Sweetest Day
TuesdayTueOct 29, 2024Oct 29National Cat Day
ThursdayThuOct 31, 2024Oct 31Halloween
SundaySunNov 03, 2024Nov 03National Sandwich Day
FridayFriNov 29, 2024Nov 29Black Friday
MondayMonDec 02, 2024Dec 02Cyber Monday
SaturdaySatDec 07, 2024Dec 07Candle Day
MondayMonDec 09, 2024Dec 09National Pastry Day
FridayFriDec 20, 2024Dec 20National Ugly Sweater day

2024 Public Holidays Sri Lanka Service

The above is the list of 2024 public holidays declared in Sri Lanka which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Sri Lanka holiday calendar for 2024 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Sri Lanka follows the teaching of Buddha. The public holidays are influenced by religion and culture. Despite the diversity in religion, the government has included holidays from Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism in the general public lists of holidays.

The nations enjoy 8 hours a day system. Each month, Sri Lanka’s citizens get one day off from work only on a Full Moon Poya Day. Those that work during public holidays are compensated as per the description of the employers. When the full moon falls on any weekend, the holidays are not moved. Workers also get 16 days in a year as paid days off for festivals and holidays.

Each holiday is different in response and celebration. A specific holiday requires strict adherence where festivities fill the streets, whereas others find some members of the religions going to the temples. The holidays which are not restricted to different people, beliefs, or cultures; each person can join the celebrations.

Sri Lanka has a rich and diverse heritage that draws millions of people annually. During these holidays, the streets are always business closes only for government institutions, banks, and schools. There are temples, mosques, churches and other cultures and religion-based attractions that tourists could see. The public transport is always active as business as usual. The nation has a list of 26 public holidays. All of these are recognized and regulated by the government. Each end year, the ministry of labour publishes all the public holidays for the coming year.