Tamil Nadu Holidays 2020

If you are from Tamil Nadu and looking for the list of Tamil Nadu holidays 2020, this page is for you. The state government of Tamil Nadu announced the list of public and regional holidays for 2020. Tamil Nadu, a southern Indian state, is the eleventh-biggest state in the country by area. Chennai is the biggest and capital city of Tamil Nadu.

FestivalDateDay
New Year's day01 JanuaryWednesday
Pongal15 JanuaryWednesday
Thiruvalluvar Day16 JanuaryThursday
Republic Day
26 January
Sunday
Telugu New Year Day25 MarchWednesday
Mahavir Jayanti06th AprilMonday
Good Friday
10th April
Friday
Ambedkar Jayanti/ Tamil New Year
14th April
Tuesday
Ramzan/Eid-ul-Fitr
24 May
Sunday
Bakrid
31st July
Friday
Janamashtami12 AugustWednesday
Independence Day15th AugustSaturday 
Muharram30th AugustSunday
Ganesh Chaturthi22 AugustSaturday
Gandhi Jayanti
2nd October
Friday
Maha Navami24 OctoberSaturday
Ayudha Puja/ Dusherra
25th October
Sunday
Eid-e-Milad30 OctoberFriday
Diwali
14th November
Saturday
Christmas day
25 December
Friday

Destinations to visit in Tamil Nadu during holidays

Chennai:   It I s renowned for temples, culture and beaches. The major tourist points in the city include Kapileshwar Temple and Marina Beach. You can spend 2-3 days to experience the real beauty of the city, which is nearer to Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram.

Mahabalipuram: The city is famous for beaches and temples like Chennai. You can spend 1-2 days to visit the major tourist points such as Pancha Rathas and Shore Temple.

Kanyakumari: The city of Kanyakumari is well-known for its distinctive tradition, temples and beaches. People can pan a 1-2-day tour to this city to explore the beauty of Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Thiruvalluvar Statue.

Madurai: Madurai is an ideal tourist destination to spend holidays in Tamil Nadu. The city houses a vast number of beautiful temples. Meenakshi Amman temple is the major tourist center in the city.

Kodaikanal: Kodaikanal, a small hill station, is the most attractive tourist destination to spend holidays in Tamil Nadu. Dolphin’s Nose is the prime tourist place in the city. You can spend 1-2 days.