The 2020 list of holidays in Himachal Pradesh offers an insight into holidays which could be used to plan your leaves as well as schedule your business operations and activities. The holiday list in Himachal Pradesh in 2020 could help you plan your vacations effectively.
|State Day||25 January||Saturday|
|Republic Day||26 January||Sunday|
|Guru Ravidas Jayanti||09 February||Sunday|
|Ram Navami||2nd April||Thursday|
|Good Friday||10th April||Friday|
|Ambedkar Jayanti||14 April||Tuesday|
|Himachal Day||15 April||Wednesday|
|Maharshi Pasuram Jayanti||25 April||Thursday|
|Buddha Purnima||07th May||Thursday|
|Maharana Pratap Jayanti||25 May||Monday|
|Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti||05 June||Friday|
|Bakrid/Shaheed Uddham Singh Martyrdom day||31st July||Friday|
|Independence Day||15th August||Saturday |
|Gandhi Jayanti||2nd October||Friday|
|Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti||31 October||Saturday|
|Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti||30th November||Monday|
|Christmas day||25 December||Friday|
Main festivals of Himachal Pradesh
Apart from the major Hindu population, Himachal is also home to a fair amount of Buddhist, Muslims and few tribes like Gaddis, Kinnars, Jadun, Tanolis, Gujjars, Pangawals and Lahaulis, each has a festival or two of their own.
The lower and upper regions have their different fairs and festivals that are the reflection of the diverse cultures and traditions. There are many religious fairs & festivals like Halda Festival. Dedicated to the Goddess of Wealth, Shashikar Apa, this festival is organized to celebrate the New Year and it also involves a bonfire which symbolizes the unity of the community. Dussehra is an important Hindu religious.