Himachal Pradesh Holidays 2020

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.

FestivalDateDay
State Day25 JanuarySaturday
Republic Day
26 January
Sunday
Guru Ravidas Jayanti09 FebruarySunday
Mahashivratri
21 February
Friday
Holi
10th March
Tuesday
Ram Navami
2nd April
Thursday
Good Friday
10th April
Friday
Ambedkar Jayanti14 AprilTuesday
Himachal Day15 AprilWednesday
Maharshi Pasuram Jayanti25 AprilThursday
Buddha Purnima
07th May
Thursday
Ramzan/Eid-ul-Fitr
24 May
Sunday
Maharana Pratap Jayanti25 MayMonday
Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti05 JuneFriday
Bakrid/Shaheed Uddham Singh Martyrdom day
31st July
Friday
Janmashtami
12th August
Wednesday
Independence Day
15th August
Saturday 
Muharram
29th August
Saturday
Gandhi Jayanti
2nd October
Friday
Dussehra
25th October
Sunday
Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti31 OctoberSaturday
Diwali
14th November
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.