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
Monday Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day
Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018 Bangabandhu Homecoming Day
Sunday Jan. 21, 2018 Saraswati Puja
Wednesday Jan. 31, 2018 Maghi Purnima
Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018 Valentine's Day
Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018 Maha Shivaratri
Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018 Ash Wednesday
Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018 Language Martyrs' Day International Mother Language Day
Thursday March 1, 2018 Doljatra
Friday March 2, 2018 Holi
Friday March 2, 2018 National Flag Day
Saturday March 17, 2018 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birthday Father of Nation of Bangladesh
Tuesday March 20, 2018 March Equinox
Monday March 26, 2018 Independence Day Declaration of Independence from Pakistan in 1971
Monday March 26, 2018 Independence Day
Thursday March 29, 2018 Maundy Thursday
Friday March 30, 2018 Good Friday
Saturday March 31, 2018 Holy Saturday
Sunday April 1, 2018 Easter Day
Monday April 2, 2018 Easter Monday
Friday April 13, 2018 Chaitra Sankranti
Friday April 13, 2018 Shab-e-Meraj
Saturday April 14, 2018 Bengali New Year Pahela Boishakh
Sunday April 29, 2018 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha
Sunday April 29, 2018 Buddha Purnima/Vesak
Tuesday May 1, 2018 May Day International Labour Day
Tuesday May 1, 2018 May Day
Wednesday May 2, 2018 Shab e-Barat Public Sector and Banks. Celebrated on the 15th Sha'aban
Sunday May 13, 2018 Mothers' Day
Monday June 11, 2018 Shab-e-qadr
Wednesday June 13, 2018 Night of Destiny Celebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan
Friday June 15, 2018 Jumatul Bidah Last Friday of the month of Ramadan
Friday June 15, 2018 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
Friday June 15, 2018 Eid ul-Fitr
Saturday June 16, 2018 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Saturday June 16, 2018 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
Sunday June 17, 2018 Fathers' Day
Sunday June 17, 2018 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
Thursday June 21, 2018 June Solstice
Sunday July 1, 2018 July 1 Bank Holiday
Friday July 27, 2018 Ashari Purnima
Wednesday Aug. 15, 2018 National Mourning Day
Tuesday Aug. 21, 2018 Eid ul-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Wednesday Aug. 22, 2018 Eid al-Adha
Wednesday Aug. 22, 2018 Eid ul-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Thursday Aug. 23, 2018 Eid ul-Adha Day 2 Date varies on Lunar cycle
Thursday Aug. 23, 2018 Eid al-Adha Day 2
Friday Aug. 24, 2018 Eid al-Adha Day 3
Saturday Aug. 25, 2018 Eid al-Adha Day 4
Sunday Aug. 26, 2018 Raksha Bandhan
Sunday Sept. 2, 2018 Janmashtami
Thursday Sept. 13, 2018 Ganesh Chaturthi
Friday Sept. 21, 2018 Ashura 10th day of Muharram
Sunday Sept. 23, 2018 September Equinox
Tuesday Sept. 25, 2018 Madhu Purnima
Monday Oct. 8, 2018 Mahalaya
Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018 First Day of Navaratri
Friday Oct. 19, 2018 Durga Puja
Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018 Lakshmi Puja
Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018 Prabarana Purnima
Wednesday Oct. 31, 2018 Halloween
Tuesday Nov. 6, 2018 Sri Shayama Puja
Wednesday Nov. 7, 2018 Akhari Chahar Somba
Tuesday Nov. 20, 2018 Eid e-Milad-un Nabi
Wednesday Nov. 21, 2018 Eid e-Milad-un Nabi
Sunday Dec. 16, 2018 Victory Day
Sunday Dec. 16, 2018 Victory Day Commemorates the surrender of the Pakistani army to the Mukti Bahini
Wednesday Dec. 19, 2018 Fateha-i-Yajdaham
Saturday Dec. 22, 2018 December Solstice
Monday Dec. 24, 2018 Christmas Eve
Tuesday Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day
Tuesday Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day
Wednesday Dec. 26, 2018 Boxing Day
Sunday Dec. 30, 2018 Election Day
Monday Dec. 31, 2018 New Year's Eve