Sri Lanka Holidays in 2017

Holiday dateHoliday nameHoliday Type
Thu, January 12Duruthu Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Sat, January 14Tamil Thai Pongal DayPublic Holiday
Sat, February 4National DayPublic Holiday
Fri, February 10Navam Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Tue, February 14Valentine's DayObservance
Fri, February 24Mahasivarathri DayPublic Holiday
Sun, March 12Madin Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Mon, March 13HoliHindu Holiday
Mon, March 20March equinoxSeason
Mon, April 10Bak Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Wed, April 12Sinhala and Tamil New Year's EvePublic Holiday
Thu, April 13Sinhala and Tamil New Year's DayPublic Holiday
Fri, April 14Good FridayPublic Holiday
Sun, April 16Easter SundayObservance
Mon, May 1Labour DayPublic Holiday
Wed, May 10Vesak Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Thu, May 11Day after Vesak Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Sun, May 14Mother's DayObservance
Fri, June 9Poson Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Sun, June 18Father's DayObservance
Wed, June 21June SolsticeSeason
Mon, June 26Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)Public Holiday
Sat, July 8Adhi Esala Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Mon, August 7Raksha BandhanHindu Holiday
Mon, August 7Nikini Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Mon, August 14JanmashtamiHindu Holiday
Fri, August 25Ganesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday
Sat, September 2Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Public Holiday
Tue, September 5Binara Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Thu, September 21NavaratriHindu Holiday
Fri, September 22September equinoxSeason
Sat, September 30DussehraHindu Holiday
Thu, October 5Vap Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Wed, October 18DeepavaliPublic Holiday
Fri, November 3Il Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Fri, December 1Milad-Un-Nabi (Holy Prophet's Birthday)Public Holiday
Sun, December 3Unduvap Full Moon Poya DayPublic Holiday
Thu, December 21December SolsticeSeason
Sun, December 24Christmas EveObservance
Mon, December 25Christmas DayPublic Holiday

All Saints’ Day

Christmas Eve

Ash Wednesday

Purim

Annunciation

Good Friday