List of national public holidays of Pakistan in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Pakistan. 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 January 1 Bank Holiday
Monday Jan. 1, 2018 Bank Holiday Banks are closed
Monday Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day
Monday Jan. 22, 2018 Basant Panchami
Monday Feb. 5, 2018 Kashmir Day Observed since 1990 as a day of protest against Indian control of part of Kashmir
Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018 Shivaratri
Friday March 2, 2018 Dulhandi
Friday March 2, 2018 Holi Sindh only
Tuesday March 20, 2018 March Equinox
Friday March 23, 2018 Pakistan Day Commemorates the Lahore Resolution of 1940
Friday March 30, 2018 Good Friday
Sunday April 1, 2018 Easter Sunday
Monday April 2, 2018 Easter Monday
Wednesday April 4, 2018 Death Anniversary of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Sindh,Azad Kashmir
Friday April 13, 2018 Shab e-Meraj
Saturday April 14, 2018 Baisakhi
Saturday April 21, 2018 Ridván
Monday April 30, 2018 Buddha Purnima
Tuesday May 1, 2018 Shab e-Barat
Tuesday May 1, 2018 Labour Day
Tuesday May 1, 2018 Labour Day Youm-e-Mazdoor
Thursday May 17, 2018 Ramazan Banks are closed
Friday June 15, 2018 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday
Saturday June 16, 2018 Eid-ul-Fitr The end of Ramadan
Saturday June 16, 2018 Eid-ul-Fitr
Sunday June 17, 2018 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday
Sunday June 17, 2018 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday
Monday June 18, 2018 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday
Thursday June 21, 2018 June Solstice
Sunday July 1, 2018 July 1 Bank Holiday
Monday July 2, 2018 Bank Holiday Banks are closed
Wednesday July 25, 2018 Public Holiday For General Elections
Tuesday Aug. 14, 2018 Independence Day
Tuesday Aug. 14, 2018 Independence Day
Friday Aug. 17, 2018 Nauroz
Tuesday Aug. 21, 2018 Eid ul-Azha Holiday
Wednesday Aug. 22, 2018 Eid ul-Azha Day 1 Feast of Sacrifice
Wednesday Aug. 22, 2018 Eid al-Adha
Wednesday Aug. 22, 2018 Birthday of Lord Zoroaster (Khordad Sal)
Thursday Aug. 23, 2018 Eid al-Adha Holiday
Thursday Aug. 23, 2018 Eid ul-Azha Day 2
Friday Aug. 24, 2018 Eid ul-Azha Day 3 Balochistan, Sindh
Sunday Aug. 26, 2018 Raksha Bandhan
Monday Sept. 3, 2018 Janmashtami
Thursday Sept. 6, 2018 Defence Day
Thursday Sept. 13, 2018 Ganesh Chaturthi
Thursday Sept. 20, 2018 Ashoora 9th day of Muharram
Friday Sept. 21, 2018 Ashoora 10th day of Muharram
Saturday Sept. 22, 2018 Ashura Holiday
Sunday Sept. 23, 2018 September Equinox
Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018 First Day of Navaratri
Wednesday Oct. 17, 2018 Durga Puja
Friday Oct. 19, 2018 Dussehra
Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018 Birthday of Guru Balmik Sawami Ji
Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018 Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Sindh only. 14th Safar
Tuesday Oct. 30, 2018 Chelum
Wednesday Nov. 7, 2018 Diwali Sindh only. For members of the Hinudu community
Wednesday Nov. 7, 2018 Diwali/Deepavali
Friday Nov. 9, 2018 Iqbal Day
Wednesday Nov. 21, 2018 Eid Milad un-Nabi
Wednesday Nov. 21, 2018 Eid Milad-un-Nabi
Friday Nov. 23, 2018 Guru Nanak's Birthday
Friday Nov. 23, 2018 Guru Nanak Birthday Full moon day of the month Kartik
Wednesday Dec. 19, 2018 Giarhwin Sharief
Saturday Dec. 22, 2018 December Solstice
Monday Dec. 24, 2018 Christmas Eve
Tuesday Dec. 25, 2018 Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Tuesday Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day Observed by Christians only
Tuesday Dec. 25, 2018 Quaid-e-Azam Day
Tuesday Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day
Wednesday Dec. 26, 2018 Day After Christmas (Christians only)
Thursday Dec. 27, 2018 Anniversary of Benazir Bhuttu's Death Sindh only, probable holiday
Monday Dec. 31, 2018 New Year's Eve