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Himachal Pradesh is one of the most tourist destinations in India. Learn about the public holidays in Himachal.

Himachal Pradesh Holidays

Himachal Pradesh HolidaysHimachal Pradesh is one of those states in India that abound in natural beauty. Soaring hills, deep gorges, undulating landscape, rich wildlife and lush greenery of the place invite thousands of tourists to its periphery every year. Along with that, the state is also known for its rich and multi-ethnic culture. It is the place where Tibetan New Year is celebrated with as much enthusiasm as the Hindu festival of Diwali or Dusshera. Then, there are the numerous fairs of Himachal Pradesh that contribute to the colorful life of its people. In the following lines, we have provided information on the national as well as the public holidays observed in Himachal Pradesh.

National Holidays
  • Republic Day (26th January)
  • Independence Day (15th August)
  • Gandhi Jayanti (2nd October)

Public Holidays
  • Bakri-Id (Id-ul-zuha)
  • Bhai Dooj
  • Buddha Purnima
  • Christmas
  • Diwali
  • Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti
  • Dussehra
  • Eid-e-Milad
  • Good Friday
  • Guru Nanak Jayanti
  • Holi
  • Mahashivratri
  • Moharram
  • Ram Navmi
  • Halda Festival
  • Losar (Tibetan New Year)