Bangladesh has a total of 55 holidays in 2021. 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
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Bangabandhu Homecoming Day
Sunday, January 10, 2021 Bangabandhu Homecoming Day is a observance in Bangladesh
Valentine's Day
Sunday, February 14, 2021 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Saraswati Puja
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Saraswati Puja is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
Language Martyrs' Day
Sunday, February 21, 2021 Language Martyrs' Day is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Maghi Purnima
Saturday, February 27, 2021 Maghi Purnima is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
National Flag Day
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 National Flag Day is a observance in Bangladesh
Maha Shivaratri
Thursday, March 11, 2021 Maha Shivaratri is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Shab-e-Meraj
Thursday, March 11, 2021 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.
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday is a public holiday in Bangladesh
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Bangladesh (Dhaka)
Independence Day
Friday, March 26, 2021 Independence Day is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Doljatra
Sunday, March 28, 2021 Doljatra is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Holi
Monday, March 29, 2021 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.
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 1, 2021 Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Good Friday
Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 3, 2021 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Day
Sunday, April 4, 2021 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 5, 2021 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Bengali New Year
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Bengali New Year is a public holiday in Bangladesh
May Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mothers' Day
Sunday, May 9, 2021 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Eid ul-Fitr
Thursday, May 13, 2021 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
Friday, May 14, 2021 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Buddha Purnima/Vesak
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Buddha Purnima/Vesak is a national holiday in Bangladesh
Fathers' Day
Sunday, June 20, 2021 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Bangladesh (Dhaka)
July 1 Bank Holiday
Thursday, July 1, 2021 July 1 Bank Holiday is a bank holiday in Bangladesh
Eid al-Adha
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 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
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Eid al-Adha Day 2 is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Eid al-Adha Day 3
Thursday, July 22, 2021 Eid al-Adha Day 3 is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Eid al-Adha Day 4
Friday, July 23, 2021 Eid al-Adha Day 4 is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Ashari Purnima
Saturday, July 24, 2021 Ashari Purnima is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
National Mourning Day
Sunday, August 15, 2021 National Mourning Day is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Ashura
Thursday, August 19, 2021 Ashura is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Raksha Bandhan
Sunday, August 22, 2021 Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu holiday in Bangladesh
Janmashtami
Monday, August 30, 2021 Janmashtami is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Ganesh Chaturthi
Friday, September 10, 2021 Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu holiday in Bangladesh
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Bangladesh (Dhaka)
Akhari Chahar Somba
Sunday, October 3, 2021 Akhari Chahar Somba is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
First Day of Navaratri
Thursday, October 7, 2021 First Day of Navaratri is a Hindu holiday in Bangladesh
Durga Puja
Friday, October 15, 2021 Durga Puja is a public holiday in Bangladesh
Eid e-Milad-un Nabi
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
Prabarana Purnima
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Prabarana Purnima is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Halloween
Sunday, October 31, 2021 Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
Lakshmi Puja
Thursday, November 4, 2021 Lakshmi Puja is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Sri Shayama Puja
Thursday, November 4, 2021 Sri Shayama Puja is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Fateha-i-Yajdaham
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Fateha-i-Yajdaham is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Victory Day
Thursday, December 16, 2021 Victory Day is a public holiday in Bangladesh
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Bangladesh (Dhaka)
Christmas Eve
Friday, December 24, 2021 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Sunday, December 26, 2021 Boxing Day is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
New Year's Eve
Friday, December 31, 2021 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.