List of national public holidays of Myanmar in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Myanmar. 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 International New Year's Day
Monday Jan. 1, 2018 New Year Holiday
Thursday Jan. 4, 2018 Independence Day
Thursday Jan. 4, 2018 Independence Day
Monday Feb. 12, 2018 Union Day
Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018 Maha Shivaratri
Thursday March 1, 2018 Full Moon Day of Tabaung
Thursday March 1, 2018 Full Moon Day of Tabaung
Friday March 2, 2018 Holi
Friday March 2, 2018 Peasants' Day
Tuesday March 20, 2018 March Equinox
Tuesday March 27, 2018 Armed Forces' Day
Tuesday March 27, 2018 Armed Forces Day Tatmadaw Day
Friday April 13, 2018 Maha Thingyan (Water Festival)
Friday April 13, 2018 Thingyan Water festival
Saturday April 14, 2018 Thingyan Holiday
Sunday April 15, 2018 Thingyan Holiday
Monday April 16, 2018 Thingyan Holiday
Tuesday April 17, 2018 Burmese New Year's Day
Wednesday April 18, 2018 Burmese New Year Holiday Government holiday
Thursday April 19, 2018 Burmese New Year Holiday Government holiday
Friday April 20, 2018 Burmese New Year Holiday Government holiday
Sunday April 29, 2018 Full Moon Day of Kasong Vesak Day
Sunday April 29, 2018 Full Moon Day of Kasong
Tuesday May 1, 2018 Labor Day / May Day
Tuesday May 1, 2018 Labour Day May Day
Thursday June 21, 2018 June Solstice
Thursday July 19, 2018 Martyrs' Day
Thursday July 19, 2018 Martyr's Day
Friday July 27, 2018 Full Moon Day of Waso (Beginning of Buddhist Lent)
Friday July 27, 2018 Full Moon Day of Waso Dhammasetkya Day. Beginning of Buddhist Lent
Wednesday Aug. 22, 2018 Eid ul-Adha Day
Sunday Aug. 26, 2018 Raksha Bandhan
Sunday Sept. 2, 2018 Janmashtami
Thursday Sept. 13, 2018 Ganesh Chaturthi
Sunday Sept. 23, 2018 September Equinox
Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018 Navaratri
Friday Oct. 19, 2018 Dussehra
Tuesday Oct. 23, 2018 Pre-Full Moon Day of Thadingyut End of Buddhist Lent
Tuesday Oct. 23, 2018 Full Moon Day of Thadingyut (End of Buddhist Lent)
Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018 Full Moon Day of Thadingyut End of Buddhist Lent
Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018 Full Moon Day of Thadingyut Holiday (End of Buddhist Lent)
Thursday Oct. 25, 2018 Post-Full Moon Day of Thadingyut End of Buddhist Lent
Tuesday Nov. 6, 2018 Deepavali
Wednesday Nov. 21, 2018 Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone
Wednesday Nov. 21, 2018 Pre-Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone
Thursday Nov. 22, 2018 Full Moon of Tazaungmone
Thursday Nov. 22, 2018 Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone Holiday
Sunday Dec. 2, 2018 National Day
Sunday Dec. 2, 2018 National Day 10th day following the full moon of the month of Tazaungmone
Saturday Dec. 22, 2018 December Solstice
Tuesday Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day
Tuesday Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day
Monday Dec. 31, 2018 New Year's Eve