Public Holidays in Myanmar in 2018

Myanmar List of national public holidays of Myanmar in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 04 Jan 4 Independence Day
Monday February 12 Feb 12 Union Day
Thursday March 01 Mar 1 Full Moon Day of Tabaung
Friday March 02 Mar 2 Peasants' Day
Tuesday March 27 Mar 27 Armed Forces Day Tatmadaw Day
Thursday April 12 Apr 12 Thingyan Holiday Eve of the Water Festival
Friday April 13 Apr 13 Thingyan Water festival
Saturday April 14 Apr 14 Thingyan Holiday
Sunday April 15 Apr 15 Thingyan Holiday
Monday April 16 Apr 16 Thingyan Holiday
Tuesday April 17 Apr 17 Burmese New Year's Day
Wednesday April 18 Apr 18 Burmese New Year Holiday
Thursday April 19 Apr 19 Burmese New Year Holiday
Friday April 20 Apr 20 Burmese New Year Holiday
Sunday April 29 Apr 29 Full Moon Day of Kasong Vesak Day
Tuesday May 01 May 1 Labour Day May Day
Thursday July 19 Jul 19 Martyr's Day
Friday July 27 Jul 27 Full Moon Day of Waso Dhammasetkya Day. Beginning of Buddhist Lent
Wednesday October 24 Oct 24 Full Moon Day of Thadingyut End of Buddhist Lent
Friday November 23 Nov 23 Full Moon of Tazaungmone
Monday December 03 Dec 3 National Day 10th day following the full moon of the month of Tazaungmone
Tuesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day


National Holiday


  • Holidays that fall on a Saturday or Sunday will not be substituted by a week day holiday

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