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Public Holidays in Vietnam in 2016

Vietnam Upcoming Holidays in Vietnam

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2017 This National holiday is in 23 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

New Year's Holiday
New Year's Holiday

2 January 2017 This National holiday is in 24 days. Second day of celebrations to mark the New Year as New Year's Day falls on a Sunday in ...

Tet Holiday
Tet Holiday

26 January 2017 This National holiday is in 48 days. Under current government proposals this is the most likely first day of Tet holidays

Vietnam List of national public holidays of Vietnam in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Saturday February 06 Feb 6 Tet Eve Vietnamese New Year Eve
Sunday February 07 Feb 7 Tet Eve Vietnamese New Year Eve
Monday February 08 Feb 8 Tet Nguyen Dan Vietnamese New Year
Tuesday February 09 Feb 9 Tet Holiday Vietnamese New Year
Wednesday February 10 Feb 10 Tet Holiday Vietnamese New Year
Thursday February 11 Feb 11 Tet Holiday Public Sector
Friday February 12 Feb 12 Tet Holiday Public Sector
Saturday April 16 Apr 16 Hung Kings Temple Festival 10th day of the 3rd lunar month
Sunday April 17 Apr 17 Hung Kings Temple Festival Holiday
Monday April 18 Apr 18 Hung Kings Temple Festival Holiday
Saturday April 30 Apr 30 Reunification Day Marks the fall of Saigon in 1975
Sunday May 01 May 1 International Labor Day
Monday May 02 May 2 Reunification Day Holiday Marks the fall of Saigon in 1975
Tuesday May 03 May 3 International Labor Day Holiday
Friday September 02 Sep 2 National Day Marks Vietnam's declaration of independence in 1945

Key

National Holiday Government/Public Sector

Notes

  • 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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