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Public Holidays

Public holidays in Vietnam

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 five 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 are not celebrated at all. Work-free days are made up for on the next working day if the holiday itself falls on a weekend.


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Non-floating holidays

Non-statutory holidays are written in gray.

DateHoliday
Jan. 1stNew Year’s Day
March 8thInternational Women's Day
March 10thHung Vuongs Remembrance Day
April 30thLiberation Day
May 2ndLabour Day
May 19thHo Chi Minh's Birthday
June 28thFamily Day
Sept. 2ndIndependence Day
Sept. 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

Holiday20232024202520262027
Vietnamese New Year's Day (preparations)Jan. 21stFeb. 9thJan. 28thFeb. 16thFeb. 5th
Chinese New Year's DayJan. 22ndFeb. 10thJan. 29thFeb. 17thFeb. 6th
Vietnamese New Year's DayJan. 23rdFeb. 11thJan. 30thFeb. 18thFeb. 7th
2. Vietnamese New Year's DayJan. 24thFeb. 12thJan. 31stFeb. 19thFeb. 8th
3. Vietnamese New Year's DayJan. 25thFeb. 13thFeb. 1stFeb. 20thFeb. 9th
4. Vietnamese New Year's DayJan. 26thFeb. 14thFeb. 2ndFeb. 21stFeb. 10th
5. Vietnamese New Year's DayJan. 27thFeb. 15thFeb. 3rdFeb. 22ndFeb. 11th
Day of Hùng KingsApril 29thApril 18thApril 7thApril 26thApril 16th
Father's DayJune 18thJune 16thJune 15thJune 21stJune 20th
Mother's DayAug. 30thAug. 18thSept. 6thAug. 27thAug. 16th

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