Sri Lanka has a total of 41 holidays in 2020. 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 Date
Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day
Saturday, January 11, 2020
Tamil Thai Pongal Day
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
National Day
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Navam Full Moon Poya Day
Sunday, February 9, 2020
Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Friday, February 14, 2020
Mahasivarathri Day
Friday, February 21, 2020
Madin Full Moon Poya Day
Monday, March 9, 2020
Holi
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.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020
Bak Full Moon Poya Day
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday, April 10, 2020
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday, April 12, 2020
Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Eve
Monday, April 13, 2020
Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Day
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Friday, May 1, 2020
Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Day after Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
Friday, May 8, 2020
Mother's Day
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Sunday, May 10, 2020
Eid al-Fitr
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.
Sunday, May 24, 2020
Poson Full Moon Poya Day
Saturday, June 6, 2020
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Father's Day
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Sunday, June 21, 2020
Esala Full Moon Poya Day
Sunday, July 5, 2020
Eid al-Adha
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.
Friday, July 31, 2020
Raksha Bandhan
Monday, August 3, 2020
Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
Monday, August 3, 2020
Janmashtami
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Ganesh Chaturthi
Saturday, August 22, 2020
Binara Full Moon Poya Day
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Vap Full Moon Poya Day
Friday, October 2, 2020
Navaratri
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Dussehra
Sunday, October 25, 2020
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.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Adhi Vap Full Moon Poya Day
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Deepavali
Saturday, November 14, 2020
Il Full Moon Poya Day
Monday, November 30, 2020
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Thursday, December 24, 2020
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Friday, December 25, 2020
Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day
Wednesday, December 30, 2020