Bangladesh has a total of 61 holidays in 2024. 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
Monday, January 1, 2024 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Bangabandhu Homecoming Day
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 Bangabandhu Homecoming Day is a observance in Bangladesh
Wednesday, February 7, 2024 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.
Saraswati Puja
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Saraswati Puja is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
Valentine's Day
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 February 14 is Valentine's Day or Saint Valentine's Feast. The day of love owes its origins to ancient Roman and European Christian traditions.
Language Martyrs' Day
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 Language Martyrs' Day is a government holiday in Bangladesh
Maghi Purnima
Saturday, February 24, 2024 Maghi Purnima is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Shab e-Barat
Monday, February 26, 2024 Shab e-Barat is a government holiday in Bangladesh
National Flag Day
Saturday, March 2, 2024 National Flag Day is a observance in Bangladesh
Maha Shivaratri
Friday, March 8, 2024 Maha Shivratri is an annual festival dedicated to Shiva, the Hindu God of destruction. For devotees, is a day of reflection and meditation.
Ramadan Start
Monday, March 11, 2024 Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday
Sunday, March 17, 2024 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday is a government holiday in Bangladesh
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 March Equinox in Bangladesh (Dhaka)
Sunday, March 24, 2024 Doljatra is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Monday, March 25, 2024 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.
Independence Day
Tuesday, March 26, 2024 Independence Day is a government holiday in Bangladesh
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, March 28, 2024 Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Good Friday
Friday, March 29, 2024 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, March 30, 2024 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Day
Sunday, March 31, 2024 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 1, 2024 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Friday, April 5, 2024 Laylat al-Qadr commmemorates the time when Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).
Eid ul-Fitr
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 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
Thursday, April 11, 2024 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday is a government holiday in Bangladesh
Chaitra Sankranti
Saturday, April 13, 2024 Chaitra Sankranti is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
Saturday, April 13, 2024 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Bengali New Year
Sunday, April 14, 2024 Bengali New Year is a government holiday in Bangladesh
May Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mothers' Day
Sunday, May 12, 2024 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Buddha Purnima/Vesak
Thursday, May 23, 2024 Buddha Purnima/Vesak is a government holiday in Bangladesh
Fathers' Day
Sunday, June 16, 2024 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Eid al-Adha
Monday, June 17, 2024 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
Tuesday, June 18, 2024 Eid al-Adha Holiday is a government holiday in Bangladesh
June Solstice
Thursday, June 20, 2024 June Solstice in Bangladesh (Dhaka)
July 1 Bank Holiday
Monday, July 1, 2024 July 1 Bank Holiday is a bank holiday in Bangladesh
Monday, July 8, 2024 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Wednesday, July 17, 2024 Ashura is a government holiday in Bangladesh
Ashari Purnima
Saturday, July 20, 2024 Ashari Purnima is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
National Mourning Day
Thursday, August 15, 2024 National Mourning Day is a government holiday in Bangladesh
Raksha Bandhan
Monday, August 19, 2024 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.
Monday, August 26, 2024 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.
Akhari Chahar Somba
Saturday, August 31, 2024 Akhari Chahar Somba is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Ganesh Chaturthi
Saturday, September 7, 2024 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.
Eid e-Milad-un Nabi
Monday, September 16, 2024 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
Madhu Purnima
Wednesday, September 18, 2024 Madhu Purnima is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
September Equinox
Sunday, September 22, 2024 September Equinox in Bangladesh (Dhaka)
First Day of Navaratri
Thursday, October 3, 2024 First Day of Navaratri is a Hindu holiday in Bangladesh
Friday, October 11, 2024 Mahanabami is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Durga Puja
Sunday, October 13, 2024 Durga Puja is a government holiday in Bangladesh
Tuesday, October 15, 2024 Fateha-i-Yajdaham is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Lakshmi Puja
Wednesday, October 16, 2024 Lakshmi Puja is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Prabarana Purnima
Thursday, October 17, 2024 Prabarana Purnima is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Thursday, October 31, 2024 Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
Sri Shayama Puja
Friday, November 1, 2024 Sri Shayama Puja is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
Victory Day
Monday, December 16, 2024 Victory Day is a government holiday in Bangladesh
December Solstice
Saturday, December 21, 2024 December Solstice in Bangladesh (Dhaka)
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 24, 2024 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Thursday, December 26, 2024 Boxing Day is a optional holiday in Bangladesh
New Year's Eve
Tuesday, December 31, 2024 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
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