Himachal Pradesh Holiday 2024

State Day25 JanuaryThursdayRegional Holiday
Republic Day26 JanuaryFridayNational Holiday
Valentines Day14 FebruaryWednesdayNot a Holiday
Guru Ravidas Jayanti24 FebruarySaturdayRegional Holiday
Maha Shivratri8 MarchFridayRegional Holiday
Holi25 MarchMondayRegional Holiday
Good Friday29 MarchFridayRegional Holiday
Easter Saturday30 MarchSaturdayRegional Holiday
Easter Sunday31 MarchSundayRegional Holiday
Eid-ul-fitr10 AprilWednesdayRegional Holiday
Dr Ambedkar Jayanti14 AprilSundayRegional Holiday
Himachal Day15 AprilMondayRegional Holiday
Ram Navami17 AprilWednesdayRegional Holiday
Mahavir Jayanti21 AprilSundayRegional Holiday
May Day1 MayWednesdayRegional Holiday
Mothers Day9 MayThursdayObservance Holiday
Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti10 MayFridayRegional Holiday
Buddha Purnima23 MayThursdayRegional Holiday
Maharana Pratap Jayanti9 JuneSundayRegional Holiday
Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti22 JuneSaturdayRegional Holiday
Muharram17 JulyWednesdayRegional Holiday
Independence Day15 AugustThursdayNational Holiday
Jhulan Purnima19 AugustMondayRegional Holiday
Raksha Bandhan19 AugustMondayRegional Holiday
Janmashtami26 AugustMondayRegional Holiday
Ganesh Chaturthi7 SeptemberSaturdayRegional Holiday
Gandhi Jayanti2 OctoberWednesdayNational Holiday
Maha saptami10 OctoberThursdayRegional Holiday
Maha Ashtami11 OctoberFridayRegional Holiday
Maha Navami12 OctoberSaturdayRegional Holiday
Vijaya Dashami13 OctoberSundayRegional Holiday
Diwali31 OctoberThursdayRegional Holiday
Bhai Dooj3 NovemberSundayRegional Holiday
Guru Nanak Jayanti15 NovemberFridayRegional Holiday
Christmas Day25 DecemberWednesdayRegional Holiday

Himachal Pradesh ia a beautiful state in known for its hill stations and tourist hotspots in himalayas. It is the host to the Dalai Lama and has a strong Tibetan presence. This state celebeartes many cultural and national festivals. The most famous is the Kullu Dusshera. A beautiful fair is organised every october in the Dhaipur Maidan of Kullu valley. This is considered an international fair attracting tourists from all around the world every year. It starts on Vijay Dashmi and goes on for seven days. The traditional folk dance of Kullu valley, the nati dance is performed at this fair.
Another regional festival is Losar. This festival is celebrated to mark the Tibetan ethnicity of Himachal Pradesh. It is celebrated on the new year day of the Tibetan Calender. It is celebrated for about fifteen days but the most grand celebrations are observed between February 26 and 29. Losar was historically the period when apricot trees used to blossom. Iver the years, it came to be celeberated as the Tibetan new year. More regional festivals of this state includes,