Pakistan has a total of 53 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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|New Year's Day
January 1 marks the beginning of the official New Year in Pakistan and is celebrated throughout the country as New Year’s Day.
|January 1 Bank Holiday
Kashmir Solidarity Day is annually observed in Pakistan on February 5 to express solidarity with the people of Jammu and Kashmir. It also honors the sacrifices made for Kashmir’s liberation.
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.
Pakistan Day is annually celebrated on March 23 to commemorate the Lahore Resolution and to celebrate the adoption of Pakistan’s first constitution.
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.
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Labor Day (Labour Day or May Day) is observed in Pakistan on May 1 each year to pay tribute to workers’ sacrifices in achieving economic and social rights.
|May 7 Bank Holiday
|Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1
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 Day 2
|Eid-ul-Fitr Day 3
|July 1 Bank Holiday
|Eid al-Adha Day 1
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
Pakistan celebrates its Independence Day on August 14. This day marks Pakistan’s emergence as an independent state.
|Eid al-Adha Day 3
|Birthday of Lord Zoroaster (Khordad Sal)
|First Day of Ashura
|Second Day of Ashura
|First Day of Navaratri
|Birthday of Guru Balmik Sawami Ji
Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
|Eid Milad un-Nabi
Eid Milad-un-Nabi (festival of the Prophet Muhammad’s birth) is observed with religious reverence in Pakistan.
|Guru Nanak's Birthday
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.
|Day After Christmas
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.