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Sri Lanka Public Holidays 2023

This page contains a national calendar of all 2023 public holidays. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
6 JanFriDuruthu Full Moon Poya Day
15 JanSunTamil Thai Pongal Day
4 FebSatNational Day
5 FebSunNavam Full Moon Poya Day
18 FebSatMahasivarathri Day
7 MarTueMadin Full Moon Poya Day
5 AprWedBak Full Moon Poya Day
7 AprFriGood Friday
13 AprThuDay prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day
14 AprFriSinhala & Tamil New Year Day
22 AprSatId Ul-Fitr
1 MayMonMay Day
5 MayFriVesak Full Moon Poya Day
6 MaySatDay following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
3 JunSatPoson Full Moon Poya Day
29 JunThuId Ul-Alha
3 JulMonEsala Full Moon Poya Day
1 AugTueNikini Full Moon Poya Day
30 AugWedAdhi Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
28 SepThuMilad un-Nabi
28 SepThuBinara Full Moon Poya Day
28 OctSatVap Full Moon Poya Day
12 NovSunDeepavali
26 NovSunIll Full Moon Poya Day
25 DecMonChristmas Day
26 DecTueUnduvap Full Moon Poya Day
The dates in this table are an estimate. We will update this page once the official public holiday dates for 2023 are released.