Bhutan has a total of 23 holidays in 2023. 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
Winter Solstice (Nyilo)
Monday, January 2, 2023 Winter Solstice (Nyilo) is a public holiday in Bhutan
Traditional Day of Offerings
Sunday, January 22, 2023 Traditional Day of Offerings is a public holiday in Bhutan
Losar (New Year)
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 Losar (New Year) is a public holiday in Bhutan
King's Birthday
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 King's Birthday is a public holiday in Bhutan
Losar Holiday
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 Losar Holiday is a public holiday in Bhutan
King's Birthday Holiday
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 King's Birthday Holiday is a public holiday in Bhutan
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in Bhutan (Thimphu)
Death Anniversary of Zhabdrung (Zhabdrung Kuchoe)
Sunday, April 30, 2023 Death Anniversary of Zhabdrung (Zhabdrung Kuchoe) is a public holiday in Bhutan
Birth Anniversary of Third Druk Gyalpo
Tuesday, May 2, 2023 Birth Anniversary of Third Druk Gyalpo is a public holiday in Bhutan
Buddha's Parinirvana
Sunday, June 4, 2023 Buddha's Parinirvana is a public holiday in Bhutan
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Bhutan (Thimphu)
Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche
Wednesday, June 28, 2023 Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche is a public holiday in Bhutan
Buddha's First Sermon
Friday, July 21, 2023 Buddha's First Sermon is a public holiday in Bhutan
Thimphu Drubchoe (Thimphu only)
Wednesday, September 20, 2023 Thimphu Drubchoe (Thimphu only) is a municipal holiday in Bhutan
Blessed Rainy Day
Saturday, September 23, 2023 Blessed Rainy Day is a public holiday in Bhutan
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Bhutan (Thimphu)
Thimphu Tshechu (Thimphu only)
Sunday, September 24, 2023 Thimphu Tshechu (Thimphu only) is a municipal holiday in Bhutan
Dashain
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 Dashain is a public holiday in Bhutan
King Jigme Khesar Namgyel's Coronation
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 King Jigme Khesar Namgyel's Coronation is a public holiday in Bhutan
Descending Day of Lord Buddha
Saturday, November 4, 2023 Descending Day of Lord Buddha is a public holiday in Bhutan
Birth Anniversary of the Fourth Druk Gyalpo/Consitution Day
Saturday, November 11, 2023 Birth Anniversary of the Fourth Druk Gyalpo/Consitution Day is a public holiday in Bhutan
National Day
Sunday, December 17, 2023 National Day is a public holiday in Bhutan
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Bhutan (Thimphu)