List of national public holidays of Bangladesh in 2020

This page contains a calendar of all 2020 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, 2020 Feb. 21, 2020 Language Martyrs' Day International Mother Language Day
March 17, 2020 March 17, 2020 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birthday Father of Nation of Bangladesh
March 26, 2020 March 26, 2020 Independence Day Declaration of Independence from Pakistan in 1971
April 9, 2020 April 9, 2020 Shab e-Barat Public Sector and Banks. Celebrated on the 15th Sha'aban
April 14, 2020 April 14, 2020 Bengali New Year Pahela Boishakh
May 1, 2020 May 1, 2020 May Day International Labour Day
May 7, 2020 May 7, 2020 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha
May 20, 2020 May 20, 2020 Night of Destiny Celebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan
May 22, 2020 May 22, 2020 Jumatul Bidah Last Friday of the month of Ramadan
May 24, 2020 May 24, 2020 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
May 25, 2020 May 25, 2020 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
May 26, 2020 May 26, 2020 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
July 31, 2020 July 31, 2020 Eid ul-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 1, 2020 Aug. 1, 2020 Eid ul-Adha Day 2 Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 2, 2020 Aug. 2, 2020 Eid ul-Adha Day 3 Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 11, 2020 Aug. 11, 2020 Janmashtami
Aug. 15, 2020 Aug. 15, 2020 National Mourning Day
Aug. 29, 2020 Aug. 29, 2020 Ashura 10th day of Muharram
Oct. 25, 2020 Oct. 25, 2020 Durga Puja
Oct. 29, 2020 Oct. 29, 2020 Eid e-Milad-un Nabi
Dec. 16, 2020 Dec. 16, 2020 Victory Day Commemorates the surrender of the Pakistani army to the Mukti Bahini
Dec. 25, 2020 Dec. 25, 2020 Christmas Day