Festivals are the part of culture. Like other nations in the world, Bangladesh people also celebrates different events and festivals. If you are looking for the events and festivals calendar of Bangladesh, here you can go. We have arranged all the event and festival list according to the date. Let's enjoy

List of Festivals in Bangladesh

Holiday Name Date Type Day Remains
New Year's Day Jan 01 Holiday 0 minutes
World Braille Day Jan 04 Observance 0 minutes
International Programmers' Day Jan 07 Observance 0 minutes
World Religion Day Jan 17 Observance 0 minutes
International Customs Day Jan 26 Observance 0 minutes
Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat Jan 28 Observance 0 minutes
World Leprosy Day Jan 31 Observance 0 minutes
World Wetlands Day Feb 02 Observance 0 minutes
World Day of the Sick Feb 11 Observance 0 minutes
Valentine's Day Feb 14 Observance 0 minutes
Self-Injury Awareness Day Mar 01 Observance 0 minutes
International Women's Day Mar 08 Observance 0 minutes
Isra and Mi'raj/ Shab-e-Miraj/Prophet's Ascension Mar 11 Holiday 0 minutes
World Kidney Day Mar 11 Observance 0 minutes
Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri Mar 11 Holiday 0 minutes
March Equinox/ Vernal Equinox Day Mar 20 Observance 0 minutes
Earth Hour Mar 27 Observance 0 minutes
Holi Mar 29 Holiday 0 minutes
April Fool's Day Apr 01 Observance 0 minutes
Ramadan Starts Apr 13 Observance 0 minutes
Vaisakhi/Bangla New Year/Pohela Baishakh Apr 14 Holiday 0 minutes
International Day for Monuments and Sites Apr 18 Observance 0 minutes
Labour Day May 01 Observance 0 minutes
International Workers' Day/May Day May 01 Holiday 0 minutes
World Ovarian Cancer Day May 08 Observance 0 minutes
Lailat al-Qadr/Shab-e-Qadar May 08 Observance 0 minutes
Mother's Day May 09 Observance 0 minutes
Birthday of Ravindranath/Ravindra Jayanti May 09 Observance 0 minutes
International Nurses Day May 12 Observance 0 minutes
Eid al-Fitr/Eid-ul-Fitr/Lebaran (in Indonesia) May 13 Holiday 0 minutes
Buddha's Birthday/Vesak/Buddha Purnima May 19 Holiday 0 minutes
World Autoimmune day May 20 Observance 0 minutes
African Liberation Day May 25 Observance 0 minutes
International Parents' Day Jun 01 Observance 0 minutes
Father's Day Jun 20 Observance 0 minutes
Rath Yatra Jul 12 Holiday 0 minutes
Arafa/Hajj Day Jul 19 Observance 0 minutes
Eid al-Adha/Tabaski/Bakri Eid Jul 20 Holiday 0 minutes
International Friendship Day Jul 30 Observance 0 minutes
Muharram/Al-Hijra/Islamic New Year Aug 10 Holiday 0 minutes
Friday the 13th Aug 13 Observance 0 minutes
Ashura/10th of Muharram Aug 19 Observance 0 minutes
Janmashtami Aug 30 Holiday 0 minutes
International Overdose Awareness Day Aug 31 Observance 0 minutes
World Sexual Health Day Sep 04 Observance 0 minutes
Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi Sep 10 Holiday 0 minutes
Still's Disease Awareness Day Sep 17 Observance 0 minutes
International Celebrate Bisexuality Day Sep 23 Observance 4 days
World Heart Day Sep 29 Observance 1 week, 3 days
World Vegetarian Day Oct 01 Observance 1 week, 5 days
World Teacher's Day Oct 05 Observance 2 weeks, 2 days
World Cerebral Palsy Day Oct 06 Observance 2 weeks, 3 days
Maha Saptami Oct 12 Holiday 3 weeks, 2 days
Maha Ashtami/ Durga Ashtami Oct 13 Holiday 3 weeks, 3 days
World Sight Day Oct 14 Observance 3 weeks, 4 days
Maha Navami Oct 14 Holiday 3 weeks, 4 days
Dussehra/Doshomi/ Vijayadashami Oct 15 Holiday 3 weeks, 5 days
Prophet’s Birthday/Mawleed-al-Nabi Oct 18 Holiday 4 weeks, 1 day
Milad-un-Nabi/Mawlid/Mouloud Oct 19 Holiday 1 month
World Stroke Day Oct 29 Observance 1 month, 1 week
World Vegan Day Nov 01 Observance 1 month, 1 week
Diwali/Deepavali Nov 04 Holiday 1 month, 2 weeks
Laxmi Pooja Nov 04 Observance 1 month, 2 weeks
Bhai Duj Nov 06 Holiday 1 month, 2 weeks
World Pneumonia Day Nov 12 Observance 1 month, 3 weeks
World Prematurity Day Nov 17 Observance 1 month, 4 weeks
International Men's Day Nov 19 Observance 2 months
World AIDS Day Dec 01 Observance 2 months, 1 week
Day off for Christmas Day Dec 24 Observance 3 months
Christmas Day Dec 25 Observance 3 months, 1 week
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Holiday Notes

  •   International Programmers' Day usually held on 7th January or 12th or 13th September every year.
  •   World Religion Day celebrates on the third Sunday of January.
  •   Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat is celebrated by the Jewish occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat
  •   World Leprosy Day celebrates on the last Sunday of January.
  •   Isra and Mi'raj are celebrated on the 27th day of Rajab Month according to the Islamic Calendar. So the date varies every year in every country.
  •   World Kidney Day celebrates on the second Thursday of March.
  •   Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri celebrates on the 13th or 14th day of the month Magha/Phalguna according to the Hindu calendar. It is a gazetted holiday in India. In other countries, Hindu religious people celebrate the day.
  •   March Equinox is the day when the duration of night & day are nearly equal.
  •   Earth Hour usually celebrates on the last Saturday of March.
  •   Holi is a gazetted holiday in India.
  •   The month of Ramadan observes fro the ninth month of the Islamic Calendar. It starts with the new moon sighting. That's why the day of starting Ramadan varies from year to year, country to country.
  •   Vaisakhi/Bangla New Year/Pohela Baishakh is a gazetted holiday only in Bangladesh. In other countries, people from Bangladesh/West Bengal in India celebrate this festival
  •   Lailat al-Qadr celebrated from the evening of the 26th day of the Ramadan.
  •   Mother's Day mainly occurs on the second Sunday of the month of May.
  •   Eid al-Fitr date fixed on moon sighting so the date varies from country to country every year. In most Muslim countries, it is a public holiday.
  •   Buddha's Birthday/Vesak/Buddha Purnima usually falls on the full moon of the month Vesak. Normally it falls on the First of April or mid-time in May.
  •   Mainly Father's Day celebrates on the third Sunday of June. On this sequence this year it is on 20th June.
  •   Arafa/Hajj Day is a public holiday for the United Arab Emirates. The Muslims of other countries come to UAE to observe Hajj.
  •   Eid al-Adha date depends on the lunar calendar. According to the lunar calendar & moon sighting, the date varies from country to country every year.
  •   International Friendship Day worldwide celebrates on July 30. In many countries, people celebrate on the first Sunday of August.
  •   Muharram follows the lunar calendar so the date varies.
  •   World Sight Day celebrates on the second Thursday of the month of October.
  •   Milad-un-Nabi/Mawlid/Mouloud is celebrated on the 17th Rabi' al-awwal according to the Islamic calendar. It is a public holiday in Muslim countries.
  •   It is the eve of Christmas day
  •   Christmas Day is observed throughout the world among the Christian Community