India has a total of 75 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
New Year's Day
Sunday, January 1, 2023 New Year’s Day is celebrated many countries such as in India on the January 1 in the Gregorian calendar.
Makar Sankranti
Saturday, January 14, 2023 Makar Sankranti is a restricted holiday in India
Lohri
Saturday, January 14, 2023 Lohri is a observance in India
Pongal
Sunday, January 15, 2023 Many southern states in India, particularly Tamil Nadu, celebrate Pongal as a thanksgiving for the good harvest season in mid-January every year.
Lunar New Year
Sunday, January 22, 2023 Lunar New year is an annual global celebration in many countries including India.
Republic Day
Thursday, January 26, 2023 India's Republic Day marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Indian constitution. It is an annual gazetted holiday in India on January 26.
Vasant Panchami
Thursday, January 26, 2023 Vasant Panchami, or India’s spring festival, is a Hindu event that includes special rituals and highlights the start of spring.
Guru Ravidas Jayanti
Sunday, February 5, 2023 Guru Ravidas Jayanti is a restricted holiday in India
Hazarat Ali's Birthday
Sunday, February 5, 2023 Hazarat Ali's Birthday is a restricted holiday in India
Valentine's Day
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 Valentine’s Day is celebrated in many places worldwide, including in India, on February 14 each year.
Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti is a restricted holiday in India
Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
Saturday, February 18, 2023 Maha Shivratri is an annual festival dedicated to Shiva, the Hindu God of destruction. For devotees, is a day of reflection and meditation.
Shivaji Jayanti
Sunday, February 19, 2023 Shivaji Jayanti is a restricted holiday in India
Dolyatra
Tuesday, March 7, 2023 Dolyatra is a restricted holiday in India
Holika Dahana
Tuesday, March 7, 2023 Holika Dahana is a restricted holiday in India
Holi
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 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.
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in India (New Delhi)
Chaitra Sukhladi
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 Chaitra Sukhladi is a restricted holiday in India
Ugadi
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 Ugadi is a restricted holiday in India
Gudi Padwa
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 Gudi Padwa is a restricted holiday in India
Rama Navami
Thursday, March 30, 2023 Rama Navami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Rama, the first son of King Dasaratha of Ayodhya.
Mahavir Jayanti
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 Mahavir Jayanti is a gazetted holiday in India
First day of Passover
Thursday, April 6, 2023 During Passover, the Jewish people remember the liberation of the Israelites from slavery, their exodus from Egypt, and that their first-born children were spared during the 10th plague, as told in the Haggadah.
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 6, 2023 Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Good Friday
Friday, April 7, 2023 Many Christians commemorate Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and death on Good Friday. It is a gazetted holiday in India.
Easter Day
Sunday, April 9, 2023 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Vaisakhi
Friday, April 14, 2023 Vaisakhi, also known as Baisakhi, is a harvest celebration on either April 13 or April 14 in the Gregorian calendar. It is one of India’s most notable celebrations.
Ambedkar Jayanti
Friday, April 14, 2023 Ambedkar Jayanti is a observance in India
Mesadi / Vaisakhadi
Saturday, April 15, 2023 Mesadi / Vaisakhadi is a restricted holiday in India
Jamat Ul-Vida
Friday, April 21, 2023 Jamat Ul-Vida is a restricted holiday in India
Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar
Saturday, April 22, 2023 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.
International Worker's Day
Monday, May 1, 2023
Buddha Purnima/Vesak
Friday, May 5, 2023 Vesak, also known as Buddha Purnima, celebrates of Gautama Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death.
Birthday of Rabindranath
Tuesday, May 9, 2023 Birthday of Rabindranath is a restricted holiday in India
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 14, 2023 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Father's Day
Sunday, June 18, 2023 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Rath Yatra
Tuesday, June 20, 2023 Rath Yatra is a restricted holiday in India
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in India (New Delhi)
Bakrid/Eid ul-Adha
Thursday, June 29, 2023 For India's more than 200 million Muslims, Bakrid, the Festival of Sacrifice, is one of the holiest days of the year.
Guru Purnima
Monday, July 3, 2023 Guru Purnima is a festival that honors spiritual Gurus by remembering their life and teachings. It is observed on the full moon day, Purnima, in the Hindu month of Ashadh, which is usually June or July.
Muharram/Ashura
Saturday, July 29, 2023 Muharram, or the Islamic New Year, is a public holiday in India.
Friendship Day
Sunday, August 6, 2023 Friendship Day is a observance in India
Independence Day
Tuesday, August 15, 2023 India's Independence Day is an annual gazetted holiday on August 15 to commemorate the day India became an independent nation.
Parsi New Year
Wednesday, August 16, 2023 Parsi New Year is a restricted holiday in India
Vinayaka Chathurthi
Sunday, August 20, 2023 Ganesh Chaturthi is the great Ganesha festival that celebrates the birthday of Lord Ganesha during the Hindu Month of Bhadra, which usually falls between mid-August and mid-September. It is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi and can last up to 10 days.
Onam
Tuesday, August 29, 2023 Onam is a restricted holiday in India
Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi)
Wednesday, August 30, 2023 Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu festival that is celebrated on the full moon of the Hindu month of Shravana (Shravan Poornima). The day is also sometimes referred to as Brother and Sister Day because it honors the relationship between brother and sister.
Janmashtami (Smarta)
Wednesday, September 6, 2023 Janmashtami (Smarta) is a restricted holiday in India
Janmashtami
Thursday, September 7, 2023 Krishna Janmashtami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna, the eighth incarnation of the god Vishnu. It is celebrated on the eighth day of the Hindu month of Bhadrava (Bhadrapada), which is usually in August or September.
Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi
Tuesday, September 19, 2023 Ganesh Chaturthi is the great Ganesha festival that celebrates the birthday of Lord Ganesha during the Hindu Month of Bhadra, which usually falls between mid-August and mid-September. It is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi and can last up to 10 days.
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in India (New Delhi)
Milad un-Nabi/Id-e-Milad
Thursday, September 28, 2023 Milad un-Nabi is a gazetted holiday in India and marks the Prophet Muhammad's birthday.
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
Monday, October 2, 2023 Mahatma Gandhi's birthday is an annual gazetted holiday in India on October 2.
First Day of Sharad Navratri
Sunday, October 15, 2023 First Day of Sharad Navratri is a observance and Hindu holiday in India
First Day of Durga Puja Festivities
Friday, October 20, 2023 First Day of Durga Puja Festivities is a observance and Hindu holiday in India
Maha Saptami
Saturday, October 21, 2023 Maha Saptami is a restricted holiday in India
Maha Ashtami
Sunday, October 22, 2023 Maha Ashtami is a restricted holiday in India
Maha Navami
Monday, October 23, 2023 Maha Navami is a restricted holiday in India
Dussehra
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 Dussehra, also known as Vijaya Dashami, is an Indian festival that celebrates good forces over evil forces. It spans for 10 days and is celebrated in varied traditions across India.
Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti
Saturday, October 28, 2023 Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti is a restricted holiday in India
Halloween
Tuesday, October 31, 2023 Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth)
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 Karwa Chauth is an annual one-day festival that honors the Hindu god Shiva and goddess Parvati. It is celebrated by all married Hindu women on the fourth day after the full moon in the Hindu month of Kartik, which is usually in October.
Naraka Chaturdasi
Sunday, November 12, 2023 Naraka Chaturdasi is a restricted holiday in India
Diwali/Deepavali
Sunday, November 12, 2023 Diwali is a festival of physical and spiritual light celebrated in October or November each year.
Govardhan Puja
Monday, November 13, 2023 Govardhan Puja is a restricted holiday in India
Bhai Duj
Wednesday, November 15, 2023 Bhai Duj is a Hindu festival that celebrates the relationship between a brother and a sister on the second day after the new moon in the Hindu month of Kartika.
Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)
Sunday, November 19, 2023 Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi) is a restricted holiday in India
Guru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom Day
Friday, November 24, 2023 Guru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom Day is a restricted holiday in India
Guru Nanak Jayanti
Monday, November 27, 2023 Guru Nanak Jayanti is a gazetted holiday in India
First Day of Hanukkah
Friday, December 8, 2023 Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah or the Festival of Lights, is celebrated for 8 days between the 25th day of the month of Kislev to the second day of Tevet in the Hebrew calendar.
Last day of Hanukkah
Friday, December 15, 2023 Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah or the Festival of Lights, is celebrated for eight days between the 25th day of the month of Kislev to the second day of Tevet in the Hebrew calendar.
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in India (New Delhi)
Christmas Eve
Sunday, December 24, 2023 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas
Monday, December 25, 2023 Many Christians celebrate Christmas Day, which is a gazetted holiday in India, on December 25 each year.
New Year's Eve
Sunday, December 31, 2023 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.