Public Holidays in Vietnam in 2017

Vietnam Upcoming Holidays in Vietnam

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2018 This National holiday is in 72 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Tet Eve
Tet Eve

15 February 2018 This National holiday is in 117 days. Day before Tet, the most important holiday in Vietnam

Tet Nguyen Dan
Tet Nguyen Dan

16 February 2018 This National holiday is in 118 days. Tet is Vietnamese New Year and is the most important festival and public holiday in Vie...

Vietnam List of national public holidays of Vietnam in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day
Monday January 02 Jan 2 New Year's Holiday
Thursday January 26 Jan 26 Tet Holiday Propose first day of Tet holidays
Friday January 27 Jan 27 Tet Eve Vietnamese New Year Eve
Saturday January 28 Jan 28 Tet Nguyen Dan Vietnamese New Year
Sunday January 29 Jan 29 Tet Holiday Vietnamese New Year
Monday January 30 Jan 30 Tet Holiday Vietnamese New Year
Tuesday January 31 Jan 31 Tet Holiday Vietnamese New Year
Wednesday February 01 Feb 1 Tet Holiday Vietnamese New Year
Thursday April 06 Apr 6 Hung Kings Temple Festival 10th day of the 3rd lunar month
Monday May 01 May 1 International Labour Day
Tuesday May 02 May 2 Reunification Day (observed) Marks the fall of Saigon in 1975
Monday September 04 Sep 4 National Day (observed) Marks Vietnam's declaration of independence in 1945


National Holiday


  • If a public holiday falls on a weekend, workers are entitled to have the following day off as compensation
  • Under Article 115 of the Labor Code issued in 2012, workers are entitled to ten paid holidays each year.
  • Employees who are foreign citizens working in Vietnam receive an additional day off for their own country's National Day

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