Karnataka Holidays 2023

Here’s an exhaustive list of National and Public holidays in Karnataka in 2023, which includes regional, and bank holidays that residents of Karnataka can avail themselves of in 2023.

Makar Sakranti14 JanuarySaturday
Republic Day
26 January
18 FebruarySaturday
Good Friday07 AprilFriday
Ugadi22 MarchWednesday
Mahavir Jayanti04 AprilTuesday
Good Friday
07 April
Ambedkar Jayanti
14 April
May Day01 MayMonday
22 AprilSaturday
Basava Jayanti14 MaySunday
29 JuneThursday
Independence Day15 AugustTuesday
Muharram29 JulySaturday
Rakshabandhan30 AugustWednesday
06 SeptemberWednesday
Ganesh Chaturthi19 SeptemberTuesday
 Gandhi Jayanti02 October
Maha Navami23 OctoberMonday
24 October
Eid-e-Milad27 SeptemberWednesday
Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti28 OctoberSaturday
Kannada Rajyothasav01 NovemberWednesday
12 NovemberSunday
Deepavali Holiday13 NovemberMonday
Kanakadasa Jayanti
30 NovemberThursday
Christmas day
25 December

Best holiday destination in Karnataka 

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