Here's The Complete List Of All The Festivals & Holidays In Nepal In Year 2074 BS

Here’s The Complete List Of All The Festivals & Holidays In Nepal In Year 2074 BS


[Update: Download the list as a PDf file from HERE.]

Less than two weeks and it will be a brand new year. Ministry of Home Affairs has released the details of all the official holidays that will be observed in Nepal in year 2074 BS.

You must have quite some plans for the year, so here we have the complete list of all the festivals and holidays so that you can plan your year accordingly.

Baisakh 2074 BS/April 14 – May 14, 2017 AD

  • Friday, Baisakh 1/April 14 – New Year
  • Monday, Baisakh 18/May 1 – International Labor Day
  • Wednesday,  Baisakh 27/May 10 – Buddha Jayanti & Ubhauli Parba

Jestha 2074 BS/May 15-June 14, 2017 AD

  • Monday, Jestha 15/May 29 – Republic Day (Ganatantra Diwas)

Asadh 2074 BS/June 15-July 15, 2017 AD

NONE

Shrawan 2074 BS/July 16-August 16, 2017 AD

  • Friday, Shrawan 13/July 28 – Janai Purnima/Rakshya Bandhan
  • Tuesday, Shrawan 24/August 8 Gaaijatra (In Kathmandu valley only)
  • Monday, Shrawan 30, August 14 – Shri Krishna Janmastami

Bhadra 2074 BS/August 17-September 16, 2017 AD

  • Thursday, Bhadra 8/August 24 – Haritalika Teej (For women only)
  • Saturday, Bhadra 10/August 26 – Rishi Panchami (For women only)
  • Tuesday, Bhadra 13/August 29 – Gaura Parba
  • On Eid al-Fitr
  • Tuesday, Bhadra 20/September 5 – Indrajatra
  • Thursday, Bhadra 22/September 7 – Civil Services Day (Nijamati Sewa Diwas — For civil employees only)
  • Wednesday, Bhadra 28/September 13 – Jitiya Parba (For those who celebrate the festival)

Asoj 2074 BS/September 17-October 17, 2017 AD

  • Tuesday, Asoj 3/September 19 – Constitution Day
  • Thursday, Asoj 5/September 21 – Ghata Sthapna
  • From Wednesday to Monday, Asoj 11 to 16/ September 27 to October 2 – Fulpati to Dwadashi (Dashain)
  • Thursday, Asoj 19/October 5 – Kojagrat Purnima

Kartik 2074 BS/October 18-November 16, 2017 AD

  • Thursday, Kartik 2/October 19 – Laxmi Puja
  • Friday, Kartik 3/October 20 – Gobardhan Puja
  • Saturday, Kartik 4/October 21 – Bhai Tika
  • Thursday, Kartik 9/October 26 – Chhath Parba
  • Eid al-Adha
  • Saturday, Kartik 18/November 4 – Guru Nanak Jayanti (For Sikhs only)
  • Satruday, Kartik 25/November 11 – Falgunaanand Jayanti (For Kirants only)

Mangsir 2074 BS/November 17-December 15, 2017 AD

  • Sunda, Mangsir 17/December 3 – Udhauli Parba, Yomari Punhi & Jyapu Diwas
  • Sunday, Mangsir 17/December 3 – International Day of Persons with Disabilities (For people with disabilities only)

Poush 2074 BS/December 16, 2017-January 14, 2018

  • Monday, Poush 10/December 25 – Christmas (For Christians only)
  • Saturday, Poush 15/ December 30 – Tamu Lhosar

Magh 2074 BS/January 15-February 12, 2018 AD

  • Monday, Magh 1/January 15 – Maghi Parba
  • Thursday, Magh 4/January 18 – Sonam Lhosar
  • Monday, Magh 8/January 22 – Basanta Panchami (For educational institutions only)
  • Tuesday, Magh 16/January 30 – Martyr Day (Shahid Diwas)

Falgun 2074 BS/February 13-March 14, 2018 AD

  • Wednesday, Falgun 2/February 14 – Maha Shivaratri
  • Friday, Falgun 4/Feburary 16 – Gyalbo Lhosar
  • Monday, Falgun 7/February 19 – Democracy Day (Prajatantra Diwas)
  • Thursday & Friday, Falgun 17-18/March 1-2 – Holi in rest of Nepal & Holi in Terai respectively
  • Thursday, Falgun 24/March 8 – International Women’s Day

Chaitra 2074 BS/March 15-April 13, 2018 AD

  • Saturday, Chaitra 3/March 17 – Ghode Jatra (In Kathmandu valley only)
  • Sunday, Chaitra 11/March 25 – Ram Nawami
  • Thursday, Chaitra 15/ March 29 – Mahavir Jayanti (For Jains only)

Well, that’s about it. Apart from these scheduled holidays, there will be 52 Saturdays in year 2074 BS — making the total number of holidays to over 100 in the entire year. That’s quite a lot.

Schedule your year well, folks!

Cover Photos: Jayjen Shrestha & Mishan Shrestha
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