List of national public holidays of Bangladesh in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Bangladesh. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Feb. 21, 2018 Feb. 21, 2018 Language Martyrs' Day International Mother Language Day
March 17, 2018 March 17, 2018 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birthday Father of Nation of Bangladesh
March 26, 2018 March 26, 2018 Independence Day Declaration of Independence from Pakistan in 1971
April 14, 2018 April 14, 2018 Bengali New Year Pahela Boishakh
April 29, 2018 April 29, 2018 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha
May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 May Day International Labour Day
May 2, 2018 May 2, 2018 Shab e-Barat Public Sector and Banks. Celebrated on the 15th Sha'aban
June 13, 2018 June 13, 2018 Night of Destiny Celebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan
June 15, 2018 June 15, 2018 Jumatul Bidah Last Friday of the month of Ramadan
June 15, 2018 June 15, 2018 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
June 16, 2018 June 16, 2018 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
June 17, 2018 June 17, 2018 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
Aug. 15, 2018 Aug. 15, 2018 National Mourning Day
Aug. 21, 2018 Aug. 21, 2018 Eid ul-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 22, 2018 Aug. 22, 2018 Eid ul-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 23, 2018 Aug. 23, 2018 Eid ul-Adha Day 2 Date varies on Lunar cycle
Sept. 2, 2018 Sept. 2, 2018 Janmashtami
Sept. 21, 2018 Sept. 21, 2018 Ashura 10th day of Muharram
Oct. 19, 2018 Oct. 19, 2018 Durga Puja
Nov. 21, 2018 Nov. 21, 2018 Eid e-Milad-un Nabi
Dec. 16, 2018 Dec. 16, 2018 Victory Day Commemorates the surrender of the Pakistani army to the Mukti Bahini
Dec. 25, 2018 Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day