Lao People's Democratic Republic has a total of 19 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 downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Weekday Date
New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday January 1
International Women's Day (Women Only)
Friday March 8
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20
Lao New Year Holiday
Wednesday April 17
Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday May 1
Visakhabousa Day
Saturday May 18
Visakhabousa Day observed
Monday May 20
Children's Day
Saturday June 1
June Solstice
Friday June 21
Khao Pansa
Tuesday July 16
Lao Women Union's Day
Saturday July 20
Lao Women Union's Day observed
Monday July 22
September Equinox
Monday September 23
Bouk Ok Pansa
Sunday October 13
Boat Racing Festival
Monday October 14
Bouk Ok Pansa observed
Tuesday October 15
That Luang Festival
Monday November 11
National Day
Monday December 2
December Solstice
Sunday December 22