Punjab Holidays 2023

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

Republic Day
26 January
Vasant Panchami26 JanuaryThursday
Guru Ravidas Jayanti05 FebruarySunday
18 FebruarySaturday
Shaheed Bhagat Singh Martyrdom Day
23 MarchThursday
08 MarchWednesday
Good Friday07 AprilFriday
Ram Navami
30 MarchThursday
Mahavir Jayanti04 AprilTuesday
Vaisakhi14 AprilFriday
Ambedkar Jayanti14 AprilFriday
May Day01 May
22 AprilSaturday
Guru Arjun Dev's Martyrdom day16 JuneFriday
Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti04 JuneSunday
Bakrid/Shaheed Uddham Singh Martyrdom day
29 JuneThursday
Independence Day
15 August
Janmashtami06 SeptemberWednesday
Prakash Utsav Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
04 NovemberSaturday
Shaheed Bhagat Singh  Jayanti23 MarchThursday
Gandhi Jayanti
02 October
24 October
Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti28 OctoberSaturday
Parkash Gurupurab of Shri Guru Ramdas Ji27 NovemberMonday
12 NovemberSunday
Shahidi Diwas S. Kartar Singh Sarabha Ji16 NovemberThursday
Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti
27 NovemberMonday
Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom Day24 November Friday
Christmas day
25 December

Famous destination to visit Punjab during the festivals

Punjab is popularly denoted as the ‘’Land of Five Rivers. “The state attracts domestic and overseas tourists with stupendous tourist points. People during holidays can visit the Golden Temple, which is in the city of Amritsar. Rock Garden, a sculpture garden scattered over an area of 40 acres, is fully made of industrial and home waste. It is located near Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh. Wagah Border is a popular tourist point. The India-Pakistan border is a worth visiting point for tourists in Punjab. Another destination of historical importance is Jallianwala Bagh. Mukteshwar Temple, a famous monument of Lord Shiva, is also a must-visit tourist point in the state.