Myanmar has a total of 31 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 Holiday
Sunday, January 1, 2023 New Year Holiday is a observance in Myanmar
Independence Day
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 Independence Day is a public holiday in Myanmar
Union Day
Sunday, February 12, 2023 Union Day is a public holiday in Myanmar
Maha Shivaratri
Saturday, February 18, 2023 Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu holiday in Myanmar
Peasants' Day
Thursday, March 2, 2023 Peasants' Day is a public holiday in Myanmar
Full Moon Day of Tabaung
Sunday, March 5, 2023 Full Moon Day of Tabaung is a public holiday in Myanmar
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 Myanmar (Naypyidaw)
Armed Forces' Day
Monday, March 27, 2023 Armed Forces' Day is a public holiday in Myanmar
Maha Thingyan (Water Festival)
Sunday, April 9, 2023 Maha Thingyan (Water Festival) is a public holiday in Myanmar
Labor Day / May Day
Monday, May 1, 2023 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Full Moon Day of Kasong
Wednesday, May 3, 2023 Full Moon Day of Kasong is a public holiday in Myanmar
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Myanmar (Naypyidaw)
Eid al-Adha
Thursday, June 29, 2023 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.
Martyrs' Day
Wednesday, July 19, 2023 Martyrs' Day is a public holiday in Myanmar
Full Moon Day of Waso (Beginning of Buddhist Lent)
Tuesday, August 1, 2023 Full Moon Day of Waso (Beginning of Buddhist Lent) is a public holiday in Myanmar
Raksha Bandhan
Wednesday, August 30, 2023 Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu holiday in Myanmar
Janmashtami
Wednesday, September 6, 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
Tuesday, September 19, 2023 Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu holiday in Myanmar
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Myanmar (Naypyidaw)
Navaratri
Sunday, October 15, 2023 Navaratri is a Hindu holiday in Myanmar
Dussehra
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 Dussehra is a Hindu holiday in Myanmar
Full Moon Day of Thadingyut Holiday (End of Buddhist Lent)
Saturday, October 28, 2023 Full Moon Day of Thadingyut Holiday (End of Buddhist Lent) is a public holiday in Myanmar
Full Moon Day of Thadingyut (End of Buddhist Lent)
Sunday, October 29, 2023 Full Moon Day of Thadingyut (End of Buddhist Lent) is a public holiday in Myanmar
Full Moon Day of Thadingyut Holiday (End of Buddhist Lent)
Monday, October 30, 2023 Full Moon Day of Thadingyut Holiday (End of Buddhist Lent) is a public holiday in Myanmar
Diwali/Deepavali
Sunday, November 12, 2023 Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone Holiday
Sunday, November 26, 2023 Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone Holiday is a public holiday in Myanmar
Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone
Monday, November 27, 2023 Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone is a public holiday in Myanmar
National Day
Thursday, December 7, 2023 National Day is a public holiday in Myanmar
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Myanmar (Naypyidaw)
Christmas Day
Monday, December 25, 2023 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.