Pakistan has a total of 43 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 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
Monday, February 5, 2024 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.
Shab e-Meraj
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.
Basant Panchami
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Basant Panchami is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Shab e-Barat
Sunday, February 25, 2024 Shab e-Barat is a optional holiday in Pakistan
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.
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 March Equinox in Pakistan (Karachi)
Pakistan Day
Saturday, March 23, 2024 Pakistan Day is annually celebrated on March 23 to commemorate the Lahore Resolution and to celebrate the adoption of Pakistan’s first constitution.
Sunday, March 24, 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.
Good Friday
Friday, March 29, 2024 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
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.
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 public holiday in Pakistan
Saturday, April 13, 2024 Baisakhi is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Sunday, April 21, 2024 Ridván is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Labour Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 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.
Buddha Purnima
Thursday, May 23, 2024 Buddha Purnima is a optional holiday in Pakistan
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 public holiday in Pakistan
June Solstice
Thursday, June 20, 2024 June Solstice in Pakistan (Karachi)
July 1 Bank Holiday
Monday, July 1, 2024 July 1 Bank Holiday is a bank holiday in Pakistan
Tuesday, July 16, 2024 Ashura is a public holiday in Pakistan
Ashura Holiday
Wednesday, July 17, 2024 Ashura Holiday is a public holiday in Pakistan
Independence Day
Wednesday, August 14, 2024 Pakistan celebrates its Independence Day on August 14. This day marks Pakistan’s emergence as an independent state.
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 Chelum is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Defence Day
Friday, September 6, 2024 Defence Day is a observance in Pakistan
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.
Giarhwin Sharief
Sunday, September 15, 2024 Giarhwin Sharief is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Eid Milad un-Nabi
Monday, September 16, 2024 Eid Milad-un-Nabi (festival of the Prophet Muhammad’s birth) is observed with religious reverence in Pakistan.
September Equinox
Sunday, September 22, 2024 September Equinox in Pakistan (Karachi)
Durga Puja
Friday, October 11, 2024 Durga Puja is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Sunday, October 13, 2024 Dussehra is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Birthday of Guru Balmik Sawami Ji
Thursday, October 17, 2024 Birthday of Guru Balmik Sawami Ji is a optional holiday in Pakistan
Friday, November 1, 2024 Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
Iqbal Day
Saturday, November 9, 2024 Iqbal Day is a public holiday in Pakistan
December Solstice
Saturday, December 21, 2024 December Solstice in Pakistan (Karachi)
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.
Quaid-e-Azam Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 Quaid-e-Azam Day is a public holiday in Pakistan
Day After Christmas (Christians only)
Thursday, December 26, 2024 Day After Christmas (Christians only) is a optional holiday in Pakistan
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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