Bhutan Public Holidays 2019

DateDayHoliday
3-JanThuWinter Solstice (Nyilo)
6-JanSunTraditional Day of Offering
5 Feb to 6 FebTue to WedLosar New Year
21 Feb to 23 FebThu to SatBirth Anniversary of His Majesty the King
14-AprSunShabdrung Kuchoe
2-MayThuBirth Anniversary of Third Druk Gyalpo
17-JunMonLord Buddha’s Parinirvana
11-JulThuBirth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche
4-AugSunFirst Sermon of Lord Buddha
24-SepTueBlessed Rainy Day
4-OctFriThimphu Drupchen Dromchoe *
8 Oct to 10 OctTue to ThuThimphu Tshechu *
8-OctTueDashain Festival
1-NovFriCoronation of His Majesty the King
11-NovMonBirth Anniversary of Fourth Druk Gyalpo
19-NovTueDescending Day of Lord Buddha
17-DecTueNational Day

Note:  These dates may be modified as official changes are announced.