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Public Holidays

Public holidays in Vietnam 2021-2025

The Vietnamese holiday calendar is dominated by a conspicuous number of New Year's days. Both the Western New Year in the Gregorian calendar and the Chinese New Year are celebrated. The Vietnamese New Year festival follows seamlessly and lasts for 5 days. Apart from a few days of remembrance, the year is almost free of public holidays.

This shows that both the Chinese lunar calendar and the Gregorian calendar determine the country. Christian holidays like here are not celebrated at all. Work-free days are made up on the next working day if the holiday itself falls on a weekend.


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Non-movable holidays

Non-statutory holidays are written in gray.

dateholidayLocal name
Jan, 1stNew Year’s Day
Mar, 8thInternational Women's Day
Mar, 10thHung Vuongs Remembrance Day
Apr, 30thLiberation Day
May, 2ndLabour Day
May, 19thHo Chi Minh's Birthday
Jun, 28thFamily Day
Sep, 2ndIndependence Day
Sep, 3rdHo Chi Minh's Death
Oct, 20thVietnamese Women's Day
Nov, 20thTeacher's Day
Dec, 25thChristmas Day
Dec, 26thBoxing Day
Dec, 31stNew Year’s Eve


Moving Holidays in Vietnam

holidayLocal name20212022202320242025
Vietnamese New Year's Day (preparations)Tất NiênFeb, 11thJan, 31stJan, 21stFeb, 9thJan, 28th
Chinese New Year's DayFeb, 12thFeb, 1stJan, 22ndFeb, 10thJan, 29th
Vietnamese New Year's DayTết Nguyên ĐánFeb, 13thFeb, 2ndJan, 23rdFeb, 11thJan, 30th
2. Vietnamese New Year's DayFeb, 14thFeb, 3rdJan, 24thFeb, 12thJan, 31st
3. Vietnamese New Year's DayFeb, 15thFeb, 4thJan, 25thFeb, 13thFeb, 1st
4. Vietnamese New Year's DayFeb, 16thFeb, 5thJan, 26thFeb, 14thFeb, 2nd
5. Vietnamese New Year's DayFeb, 17thFeb, 6thJan, 27thFeb, 15thFeb, 3rd
Day of Hùng KingsApr, 21stApr, 10thApr, 29thApr, 18thApr, 7th
Father's DayJun, 20thJun, 19thJun, 18thJun, 16thJun, 15th
Mother's DayAug, 22ndAug, 12thAug, 30thAug, 18thSep, 6th

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