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Sri Lanka has a total of 20 holidays in 2022. 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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||Friday, February 4, 2022||National Day is a public holiday in Sri Lanka|
||Monday, February 14, 2022||Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.|
||Tuesday, March 1, 2022||Mahasivarathri Day is a public holiday in Sri Lanka|
||Sunday, March 20, 2022||March Equinox in Sri Lanka (Colombo)|
||Friday, April 15, 2022||Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.|
||Sunday, April 17, 2022||Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.|
||Sunday, May 1, 2022||Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.|
||Tuesday, May 3, 2022||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 8, 2022||Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.|
||Sunday, June 19, 2022||Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.|
||Tuesday, June 21, 2022||June Solstice in Sri Lanka (Colombo)|
||Sunday, July 10, 2022||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.|
||Thursday, August 11, 2022||Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu holiday in Sri Lanka|
||Wednesday, August 31, 2022||Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu holiday in Sri Lanka|
||Friday, September 23, 2022||September Equinox in Sri Lanka (Colombo)|
||Wednesday, October 5, 2022||Dussehra is a Hindu holiday in Sri Lanka|
|Milad-Un-Nabi (Holy Prophet's Birthday)
||Saturday, October 8, 2022||Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.|
||Wednesday, December 21, 2022||December Solstice in Sri Lanka (Colombo)|
||Saturday, December 24, 2022||Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Sunday, December 25, 2022||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|