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

List of Festivals in Nepal

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
Makar Sankranti/ Maghe Sankranti Jan 14 Holiday 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
Sahid Diwas Jan 30 Holiday 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
Lunar New Year/ Sonam Lhosar Feb 12 Holiday 0 minutes
Valentine's Day Feb 14 Observance 0 minutes
Rastraya Prajatantra Dibas/Democracy Day Feb 19 Holiday 0 minutes
Self-Injury Awareness Day Mar 01 Observance 0 minutes
International Women's Day Mar 08 Observance 0 minutes
World Kidney Day Mar 11 Observance 0 minutes
Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri Mar 11 Holiday 0 minutes
Gyalpo Losar/Tibetan New Year. Mar 14 Holiday 0 minutes
March Equinox/ Vernal Equinox Day Mar 20 Observance 0 minutes
Earth Hour Mar 27 Observance 0 minutes
April Fool's Day Apr 01 Observance 0 minutes
Nepalese New Year Apr 14 Holiday 0 minutes
International Day for Monuments and Sites Apr 18 Observance 0 minutes
Rama Navami Apr 21 Holiday 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
Mother's Day 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
Republic Day May 29 Holiday 0 minutes
International Parents' Day Jun 01 Observance 0 minutes
Father's Day Jun 20 Observance 0 minutes
International Friendship Day Jul 30 Observance 0 minutes
Friday the 13th Aug 13 Observance 0 minutes
Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Aug 22 Holiday 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
Still's Disease Awareness Day Sep 17 Observance 0 minutes
Constitution Day Sep 19 Holiday 0 minutes
International Celebrate Bisexuality Day Sep 23 Observance 0 minutes
World Heart Day Sep 29 Observance 0 minutes
World Vegetarian Day Oct 01 Observance 0 minutes
World Teacher's Day Oct 05 Observance 0 minutes
World Cerebral Palsy Day Oct 06 Observance 0 minutes
Dwadashi Oct 07 Holiday 0 minutes
Shardiya Navratri/Ghatasthapana Oct 07 Holiday 0 minutes
Maha Ashtami/ Durga Ashtami Oct 13 Holiday 0 minutes
World Sight Day Oct 14 Observance 0 minutes
Maha Navami Oct 14 Holiday 0 minutes
Dussehra/Doshomi/ Vijayadashami Oct 15 Holiday 0 minutes
Papankusha Ekadashi Oct 16 Holiday 0 minutes
Kojagrat Purnima Oct 19 Holiday 0 minutes
World Stroke Day Oct 29 Observance 3 days
World Vegan Day Nov 01 Observance 6 days
Laxmi Pooja Nov 04 Observance 1 week, 2 days
Govardhan Puja Nov 05 Holiday 1 week, 3 days
Bhai Duj Nov 06 Holiday 1 week, 4 days
Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi) Nov 10 Holiday 2 weeks, 1 day
World Pneumonia Day Nov 12 Observance 2 weeks, 3 days
World Prematurity Day Nov 17 Observance 3 weeks, 1 day
International Men's Day Nov 19 Observance 3 weeks, 3 days
World AIDS Day Dec 01 Observance 1 month
Udhauli Dec 19 Holiday 1 month, 3 weeks
Day off for Christmas Day Dec 24 Observance 1 month, 4 weeks
Christmas Day Dec 25 Observance 2 months
Tamu Lhosar Dec 30 Holiday 2 months
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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.
  •   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.
  •   Rama Navami celebrates on the 9th day of the month Chaitra.
  •   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.
  •   International Friendship Day worldwide celebrates on July 30. In many countries, people celebrate on the first Sunday of August.
  •   World Sight Day celebrates on the second Thursday of the month of October.
  •   It is the eve of Christmas day
  •   Christmas Day is observed throughout the world among the Christian Community