Pakistan has a total of 43 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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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Saturday, January 1, 2022 January 1 marks the beginning of the official New Year in Pakistan and is celebrated throughout the country as New Year’s Day.
Kashmir Day
Saturday, February 5, 2022 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.
Basant Panchami
Saturday, February 5, 2022 Basant Panchami is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Shab e-Meraj
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 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.
Holi
Thursday, March 17, 2022 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.
Shab e-Barat
Saturday, March 19, 2022 Shab e-Barat is a optional holiday in Pakistan
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Pakistan (Karachi)
Pakistan Day
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 Pakistan Day is annually celebrated on March 23 to commemorate the Lahore Resolution and to celebrate the adoption of Pakistan’s first constitution.
Baisakhi
Thursday, April 14, 2022 Baisakhi is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Good Friday
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 17, 2022 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Ridván
Thursday, April 21, 2022 Ridván is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Labour Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 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.
Eid-ul-Fitr
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.
Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday is a public holiday in Pakistan
Buddha Purnima
Monday, May 16, 2022 Buddha Purnima is a optional holiday in Pakistan
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Pakistan (Karachi)
July 1 Bank Holiday
Friday, July 1, 2022 July 1 Bank Holiday is a bank holiday in Pakistan
Eid al-Adha
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.
Eid al-Adha Holiday
Monday, July 11, 2022 Eid al-Adha Holiday is a public holiday in Pakistan
Ashura
Sunday, August 7, 2022 Ashura is a public holiday in Pakistan
Ashura Holiday
Monday, August 8, 2022 Ashura Holiday is a public holiday in Pakistan
Raksha Bandhan
Thursday, August 11, 2022 Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu holiday in Pakistan
Independence Day
Sunday, August 14, 2022 Pakistan celebrates its Independence Day on August 14. This day marks Pakistan’s emergence as an independent state.
Birthday of Lord Zoroaster (Khordad Sal)
Sunday, August 21, 2022 Birthday of Lord Zoroaster (Khordad Sal) is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Ganesh Chaturthi
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu holiday in Pakistan
Defence Day
Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Defence Day is a observance in Pakistan
Chelum
Saturday, September 17, 2022 Chelum is a optional holiday in Pakistan
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Pakistan (Karachi)
Durga Puja
Monday, October 3, 2022 Durga Puja is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Dussehra
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 Dussehra is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Giarhwin Sharief
Friday, October 7, 2022 Giarhwin Sharief is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Eid Milad un-Nabi
Saturday, October 8, 2022 Eid Milad-un-Nabi (festival of the Prophet Muhammad’s birth) is observed with religious reverence in Pakistan.
Birthday of Guru Balmik Sawami Ji
Sunday, October 9, 2022 Birthday of Guru Balmik Sawami Ji is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Diwali/Deepavali
Monday, October 24, 2022 Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
Iqbal Day
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 Iqbal Day is a observance in Pakistan
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Pakistan (Karachi)
Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 24, 2022 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Quaid-e-Azam Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Quaid-e-Azam Day is a public holiday in Pakistan
Day After Christmas (Christians only)
Monday, December 26, 2022 Day After Christmas (Christians only) is a optional holiday in Pakistan
New Year's Eve
Saturday, December 31, 2022 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.