Delhi Holidays 2023

There are three national holidays in India: Independence Day, which is celebrated on 15 August every year; Republic Day, which is celebrated on 26 January every year; and Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti, which is celebrated on 02 October every year. These national holidays are common across the nation. All Indian state governments have declared regional and public holidays for the year 2023.

List of Delhi Holidays 2023

Republic Day
26 January
18 FebruarySaturday
08 MarchWednesday
Good Friday
07 April
Ram Navami30 MarchThursday
22 AprilSaturday
Buddha Purnima
05 MayFriday
29 JuneThursday
Independence Day
15 August
29 JulySaturday
06 SeptemberWednesday
Gandhi Jayanti
02 October
24 OctoberTuesday
Eid-e-Milad27 SeptemberWednesday
12 NovemberSunday
Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti
27 NovemberMonday
Christmas day
25 December

Popular Delhi Festivals

Republic Day: It is a Gazetted holiday in India. All state, national and local government offices shall remain closed on the day. Business organizations and stores may be closed or have reduced operating hours.

Maha Shivaratri: It is a major Hindu festival celebrated on 11 March February 2021, which falls on Thursday. It is a popular festival in Delhi. People celebrate with joy. It is the day Shiva married Goddess Parvati. Maha Shivaratri, also called Shivaratri, marks the convergence of Shiva and Shakti. The festival is celebrated on the Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi of the Hindu calendar.

Holi: For the year 2021 Holi is observed on 29 March which falls on Monday. Usually, the festival falls between the months of March and February. Holi is a two-day spring festival. The first day is called Chhoti and the second day is called Rangawali Holi. It is a colorful festival celebrated with love and affection among people.

Idul Fitr: It is a popular Islamic festival. It marks the end of Ramadan, an Islamic month of fasting. The day of Eid falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal. The community of Islamic celebrates the festival across the nation.

Independence Day: It is a national holiday in India and is celebrated on 15 August every year honoring the country’s independence from the United Kingdom. Throughout the country, the festival is observed with flag-hoisting ceremonies, cultural functions, and parades.

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti: India celebrates Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti on 02 October every year to honor the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. His contributions and sacrifices to the nations have been tremendous. It is a Gazetted Indian holiday.

Christmas Day: Christmas Day honors the birth of Lord Jesus and is celebrated on 25 December every year. It is a major festival for Christians who exchange gifts among themselves. In 2021, the festival falls on Saturday

Where to visit in Delhi during festivals?

Holidays in Delhi will get you to see some of the historical monuments as well as our esteemed parliament, and red fort, among others. With better planning and scheduling of leaves along with the mentioned holidays, you can effectively plan the best vacation in our country’s capital city of Delhi.