Karnataka Holidays 2020

Here’s an exhaustive list of National and Public holidays in Karnataka in 2020, that includes regional, and bank holidays that residents of Karnataka can avail in the year 2020.

FestivalDateDay
Makar Sakranti15 JanuaryWednesday
Republic Day
26 January
Sunday
Mahashivratri
21 February
Friday
Ugadi25 MarchWednesday
Mahavir Jayanti06th AprilMonday
Good Friday
10th April
Friday
Ambedkar Jayanti
14 April
Tuesday
Basava Jayanti26 AprilSunday
May Day01 MayFriday
Ramzan/Eid-ul-Fitr
24 May
Sunday
Bakrid
31st July
Friday
Rakshabandhan03rd AugustMonday
Janmashtami
12th August
Wednesday
Independence Day
15th August
Saturday 
Ganesh Chaturthi22 AugustSaturday
Muharram30 AugustSunday
Mahalaya Amavasye
17 SeptemberThursday
 Gandhi Jayanti2nd October
Friday
Maha Navami24 OctoberSaturday
Dussehra
25th October
Sunday
Eid-e-Milad30 OctoberFriday
Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti31 OctoberSaturday
Kannada Rajyothasav01 NovemberSunday
Diwali
14th November
Saturday
Deepavali Holiday15th NovemberSunday
Kanakadasa Jayanti
03 December
Thursday
Christmas day
25 December
Friday

Best holiday destination in Karnataka 

Mysore is one of most famous tourist destinations in Karnataka to celebrate the Dussehra festival. It indicates the victory of good or evil. From past so many years, Mysore is being in a long practice of celebrating the festival, enticing a great audience including the foreign tourists.

Apart from Mysore some of the most popular destinations are Belagavi, Shrirarangpatna, Udupi and Bangalore for celebrating the festival of Makar Sakranti.

Udupi is the terrestrial of eternal paradise. Shrirangpatna is a must-visit destination in Karnataka during the festival of Dussehra. In Belagavi, Makara Sankranti is celebrated as the harvest festival.

Belagavi is the best destination in Karnataka to celebrate the festival of Kannada Rajyothsava after Bangalore and Hubli. Cultural programs will be organized by local communities, schools and colleges. People celebrate this festival by playing Kannada songs.

Karnataka Specific Festival

Makar Sankranti is celebrated throughout the state welcoming the new season of harvest. Unlike other festivals, the date of Makar Sankranti is fixed. It is the first festival of every year. Republic Day honors the date on which the Indian Constitution came into effect on 26 January 2017. On 01 November of every year, people throughout the state celebrate Kannada Rajyothsava. The day is celebrated by distributing Rajyothsava Awards.