List of national public holidays of Pakistan in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 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
Tuesday Jan. 1, 2019 January 1 Bank Holiday
Tuesday Jan. 1, 2019 New Year's Day
Tuesday Feb. 5, 2019 Kashmir Day Observed since 1990 as a day of protest against Indian control of part of Kashmir
Sunday Feb. 10, 2019 Basant Panchami
Monday March 4, 2019 Shivaratri
Thursday March 21, 2019 Holi Sindh only
Thursday March 21, 2019 March Equinox
Thursday March 21, 2019 Dulhandi
Saturday March 23, 2019 Pakistan Day Commemorates the Lahore Resolution of 1940
Wednesday April 3, 2019 Shab e-Meraj
Wednesday April 3, 2019 Shab e-Meraj Sindh only
Thursday April 4, 2019 Death Anniversary of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Sindh,Azad Kashmir
Sunday April 14, 2019 Baisakhi
Friday April 19, 2019 Good Friday
Saturday April 20, 2019 Shab e-Barat
Sunday April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday
Sunday April 21, 2019 Ridván
Monday April 22, 2019 Easter Monday
Wednesday May 1, 2019 Labour Day Youm-e-Mazdoor
Wednesday May 1, 2019 Labour Day
Tuesday May 7, 2019 May 7 Bank Holiday
Saturday May 18, 2019 Buddha Purnima
Wednesday June 5, 2019 Eid-ul-Fitr The end of Ramadan
Wednesday June 5, 2019 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday The end of Ramadan
Wednesday June 5, 2019 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday The end of Ramadan
Wednesday June 5, 2019 Eid-ul-Fitr
Thursday June 6, 2019 Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday
Friday June 21, 2019 June Solstice
Monday July 1, 2019 July 1 Bank Holiday
Monday Aug. 12, 2019 Eid al-Adha
Monday Aug. 12, 2019 Eid ul-Azha Day 1 Feast of Sacrifice
Tuesday Aug. 13, 2019 Eid ul-Azha Day 2 Feast of Sacrifice
Tuesday Aug. 13, 2019 Eid al-Adha Holiday
Wednesday Aug. 14, 2019 Independence Day
Wednesday Aug. 14, 2019 Independence Day
Thursday Aug. 15, 2019 Eid al-Adha Day 4
Thursday Aug. 15, 2019 Raksha Bandhan
Saturday Aug. 17, 2019 Nauroz
Saturday Aug. 17, 2019 Working day
Thursday Aug. 22, 2019 Birthday of Lord Zoroaster (Khordad Sal)
Saturday Aug. 24, 2019 Janmashtami
Monday Sept. 2, 2019 Ganesh Chaturthi
Friday Sept. 6, 2019 Defence Day
Tuesday Sept. 10, 2019 Ashoora 9th day of Muharram
Tuesday Sept. 10, 2019 Ashura Holiday
Tuesday Sept. 10, 2019 Ashoora 10th day of Muharram
Monday Sept. 23, 2019 September Equinox
Sunday Sept. 29, 2019 First Day of Navaratri
Sunday Oct. 6, 2019 Durga Puja
Tuesday Oct. 8, 2019 Dussehra
Sunday Oct. 13, 2019 Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Sindh only. 14th Safar
Sunday Oct. 13, 2019 Birthday of Guru Balmik Sawami Ji
Sunday Oct. 20, 2019 Chelum
Sunday Oct. 27, 2019 Diwali/Deepavali
Saturday Nov. 9, 2019 Iqbal Day
Sunday Nov. 10, 2019 Eid Milad-un-Nabi Date to be confirmed
Sunday Nov. 10, 2019 Eid Milad un-Nabi
Tuesday Nov. 12, 2019 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Tuesday Nov. 12, 2019 Guru Nanak's Birthday
Monday Dec. 9, 2019 Giarhwin Sharief
Sunday Dec. 22, 2019 December Solstice
Tuesday Dec. 24, 2019 Christmas Eve
Wednesday Dec. 25, 2019 Christmas Day Observed by Christians only
Wednesday Dec. 25, 2019 Quaid-e-Azam Day
Wednesday Dec. 25, 2019 Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Wednesday Dec. 25, 2019 Christmas Day
Thursday Dec. 26, 2019 Day After Christmas (Christians only)
Thursday Dec. 26, 2019 Day after Christmas Observed by Christians only
Tuesday Dec. 31, 2019 New Year's Eve