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Public Holidays 2018

This page contains a national calendar of all 2018 public holidays. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanMonDuruthu Full Moon Poya Day
14 JanSunTamil Thai Pongal Day
31 JanWedAdhi Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day
4 FebSunNational Day
14 FebWedMahasivarathri Day
1 MarThuMadin Full Moon Poya Day
30 MarFriGood Friday
31 MarSatAdhi Madin Full Moon Poya Day
13 AprFriDay prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day
14 AprSatSinhala & Tamil New Year Day
29 AprSunBak Full Moon Poya Day
1 MayTueMay Day
29 MayTueVesak Full Moon Poya Day
30 MayWedDay following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
15 JunFriId Ul-Fitr
27 JunWedPoson Full Moon Poya Day
27 JulFriEsala Full Moon Poya Day
22 AugWedId Ul-Alha
26 AugSunNikini Full Moon Poya Day
24 SepMonBinara Full Moon Poya Day
24 OctWedVap Full Moon Poya Day
6 NovTueDeepavali
21 NovWedMilad un-Nabi
22 NovThuIll Full Moon Poya Day
22 DecSatUnduvap Full Moon Poya Day
25 DecTueChristmas Day