List of national public holidays of Bangladesh in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 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, 2019 Feb. 21, 2019 Language Martyrs' Day International Mother Language Day
March 17, 2019 March 17, 2019 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birthday Father of Nation of Bangladesh
March 26, 2019 March 26, 2019 Independence Day Declaration of Independence from Pakistan in 1971
April 14, 2019 April 14, 2019 Bengali New Year Festival marking the start of the Bengali year
April 21, 2019 April 21, 2019 Shab e-Barat Night of Records. Celebrated on the 15th Sha'aban
May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019 May Day International Labour Day
May 19, 2019 May 19, 2019 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
May 31, 2019 May 31, 2019 Jumatul Bidah Last Friday of the month of Ramadan
June 1, 2019 June 1, 2019 Night of Destiny Celebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan
June 5, 2019 June 5, 2019 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
June 6, 2019 June 6, 2019 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
Aug. 12, 2019 Aug. 12, 2019 Eid ul-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 13, 2019 Aug. 13, 2019 Eid ul-Adha Day 2 Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 14, 2019 Aug. 14, 2019 Eid ul-Adha Day 3 Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 15, 2019 Aug. 15, 2019 National Mourning Day
Aug. 24, 2019 Aug. 24, 2019 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Sept. 10, 2019 Sept. 10, 2019 Ashura 10th day of Muharram
Oct. 8, 2019 Oct. 8, 2019 Durga Puja
Nov. 10, 2019 Nov. 10, 2019 Eid e-Milad-un Nabi
Dec. 16, 2019 Dec. 16, 2019 Victory Day Commemorates the surrender of the Pakistani army to the Mukti Bahini
Dec. 25, 2019 Dec. 25, 2019 Christmas Day