Festival Dates

2021 Kerala Public and Government Holidays

List of National and Regional Holidays of Kerala in 2021 :

DateDayHoliday
2021-01-26TuesdayRepublic Day
2021-03-11ThursdayMaha Shivaratri
2021-04-02FridayGood Friday
2021-04-14WednesdayVishu Dr. B.R Ambedkar’s Birthday
2021-05-01SaturdayMay Day
2021-05-13ThursdayId’ul Fitr (Ramzan)
2021-07-20TuesdayBakrid
2021-08-20FridayFirst Onam
2021-08-21SaturdayThiruvonam
2021-08-23MondaySree Narayana Guru Jayanti
2021-09-21TuesdaySree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day
2021-10-02SaturdayGandhi Jayanthi
2021-10-14ThursdayMahanavami
2021-10-15FridayVijayadasami
2021-10-19TuesdayMilad-I-Sherif (Birthday of Prophet Muhammed)
2021-11-04ThursdayDeepavali
2021-12-25SaturdayChristmas

Note:

Only the secular holidays of Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday are observed nationally.

Public Holidays in India tend to be observed on a strictly regional basis. The above dates correspond to the holidays of the Indian government when government offices will be closed throughout the country. In addition, there are many festivals and fairs that are also observed in some states as holidays, the dates of which vary from year to year.

Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given above are the latest known dates.

Although not government official holidays, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day are observed nationally.