Bangladesh has a total of 62 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Bangabandhu Homecoming Day
Thursday, January 10, 2019 Bangabandhu Homecoming Day is a observance in Bangladesh
Saraswati Puja
Sunday, February 10, 2019 Saraswati Puja is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Valentine's Day
Thursday, February 14, 2019 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Maghi Purnima
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Maghi Purnima is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Language Martyrs' Day
Thursday, February 21, 2019 Language Martyrs' Day is a public holiday in Bangladesh
National Flag Day
Saturday, March 2, 2019 National Flag Day is a observance in Bangladesh
Maha Shivaratri
Monday, March 4, 2019 Maha Shivaratri is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday
Sunday, March 17, 2019 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday is a public holiday in Bangladesh
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in Bangladesh (Dhaka)
Holi
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Holi is a spring festival of colors celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and others. It celebrates the triumph of good over evil and the upcoming season of spring. The festival can last up to sixteen days.
Doljatra
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Doljatra is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Independence Day
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Independence Day is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Shab-e-Meraj
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Isra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
Chaitra Sankranti
Saturday, April 13, 2019 Chaitra Sankranti is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Bengali New Year
Sunday, April 14, 2019 Bengali New Year is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 18, 2019 Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Good Friday
Friday, April 19, 2019 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 20, 2019 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Day
Sunday, April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Shab e-Barat
Monday, April 22, 2019 Shab e-Barat is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Easter Monday
Monday, April 22, 2019 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
May Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mothers' Day
Sunday, May 12, 2019 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Buddha Purnima/Vesak
Saturday, May 18, 2019 Buddha Purnima/Vesak is a national holiday in Bangladesh
Jumatul Bidah
Friday, May 31, 2019 Jumatul Bidah is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Shab-e-qadr
Sunday, June 2, 2019 Laylat al-Qadr commmemorates the time when Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).
Eid ul-Fitr Eve Holiday
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Eid ul-Fitr Eve Holiday is a national holiday in Bangladesh
Eid ul-Fitr
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
Thursday, June 6, 2019 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Fathers' Day
Sunday, June 16, 2019 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in Bangladesh (Dhaka)
July 1 Bank Holiday
Monday, July 1, 2019 July 1 Bank Holiday is a bank holiday in Bangladesh
Ashari Purnima
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 Ashari Purnima is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Eid al-Adha
Monday, August 12, 2019 Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
Eid al-Adha Day 2
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Eid al-Adha Day 2 is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Eid al-Adha Day 3
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Eid al-Adha Day 3 is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Raksha Bandhan
Thursday, August 15, 2019 Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu holiday in Bangladesh
National Mourning Day
Thursday, August 15, 2019 National Mourning Day is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Eid al-Adha Day 4
Thursday, August 15, 2019 Eid al-Adha Day 4 is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Janmashtami
Friday, August 23, 2019 Janmashtami is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Ganesh Chaturthi
Monday, September 2, 2019 Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu holiday in Bangladesh
Ashura
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Ashura is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Madhu Purnima
Friday, September 13, 2019 Madhu Purnima is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019 September Equinox in Bangladesh (Dhaka)
Mahalaya
Saturday, September 28, 2019 Mahalaya is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
First Day of Navaratri
Sunday, September 29, 2019 First Day of Navaratri is a Hindu holiday in Bangladesh
Durga Puja
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Durga Puja is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Lakshmi Puja
Sunday, October 13, 2019 Lakshmi Puja is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Prabarana Purnima
Sunday, October 13, 2019 Prabarana Purnima is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Akhari Chahar Somba
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Akhari Chahar Somba is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Sri Shayama Puja
Sunday, October 27, 2019 Sri Shayama Puja is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Halloween
Thursday, October 31, 2019 Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
Eid e-Milad-un Nabi
Sunday, November 10, 2019 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
Fateha-i-Yajdaham
Monday, December 9, 2019 Fateha-i-Yajdaham is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Victory Day
Monday, December 16, 2019 Victory Day is a public holiday in Bangladesh
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in Bangladesh (Dhaka)
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Thursday, December 26, 2019 Boxing Day is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
New Year's Eve
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.