Public Holidays in Vietnam in 2017

Vietnam Upcoming Holidays in Vietnam

Hung Kings Temple Festival
Hung Kings Temple Festival

6 April 2017 This National holiday is in 11 days. The official name of the festival is 'Death Anniversary of the Hung Kings' but ...

International Labour Day
International Labour Day

1 May 2017 This National holiday is in 36 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Reunification Day (observed)
Reunification Day (observed)

2 May 2017 This National holiday is in 37 days. Fall of Saigon and reunification of Vietnam in 1975

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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