Sri Lanka has a total of 42 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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|Tamil Thai Pongal Day
|Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
|Navam Full Moon Poya Day
|Madin Full Moon Poya Day
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.
|Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Eve
|Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Day
|Bak Full Moon Poya Day
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
|Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
|Day after Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
|Day after Vesak Holiday
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.
|Poson Full Moon Poya Day
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
|Esala Full Moon Poya Day
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.
|Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
|Binara Full Moon Poya Day
|Vap Full Moon Poya Day
|Milad-Un-Nabi (Holy Prophet's Birthday)
Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
|Il Full Moon Poya Day
|Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.