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Goa Holidays: List of Public Holidays in Goa in 2023

Team AckoDec 22, 2022

The list of public holidays in Goa in 2023 includes major festivals, state-centric events and national holidays. If you are planning to visit Goa, it is important to know the major festivals and events to make your trip memorable because witnessing these festivals can enhance your travel experience. If you are looking for a list of holidays, you are at the right place. In this article, we bring you the list of public holidays in Goa in the calendar year 2023.

Public Holidays in Goa in 2023

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Upcoming Public Holidays in Goa

Following are the upcoming public holidays in Goa in January 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

List of Government Holidays in Goa in 2023

The table shared below lists Goa Government holidays in the calendar year 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

Saturday

18-Feb

Maha Shivratri

Wednesday

8-Mar

Holi

Wednesday

22-Mar

Ugadi

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Friday

14-Apr

Birth Anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr

Monday

1-May

May Day

Saturday

29-Jul

Muharram

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Tuesday

19-Sept

Ganesh Chaturthi

Wednesday

20-Sept

Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd day)

Thursday

28-Sept

Milad-un-nabi

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Tuesday

24-Oct

Dussehra

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Monday

4-Dec

Feast of St. Francis Xavier

Tuesday 

19-Dec

Goa Liberation Day

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Government Holidays in Goa in January 2023

Here are the public holidays in Goa in January 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

Government Holidays in Goa in February 2023

Following is the list of government holidays in Goa in February 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Saturday

18-Feb

Maha Shivratri

Government Holidays in Goa in March 2023

Please go through the table below for the list of public holidays in Goa in March 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Wednesday

8-Mar

Holi

Wednesday

22-Mar

Ugadi

Government Holidays in Goa in April 2023

The table below denotes the Goa Government holidays in April 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Friday

14-Apr

Birth Anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr

Government Holidays in Goa in May 2023

The following table highlights the list of public holidays in Goa in May 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

1-May

May Day

Government Holidays in Goa in June 2023

There are no government holidays in Goa in June 2023.

Government Holidays in Goa in July 2023

Please refer to the following table for the list of public holidays in Goa in July 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Saturday

29-Jul

Muharram

Government Holidays in Goa in August 2023

Here’s a table with the list of government holidays in Goa in August 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Government Holidays in Goa in September 2023

Following are the Goa Government holidays in September 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Tuesday

19-Sept

Ganesh Chaturti

Wednesday

20-Sept

Ganesh Chaturti (2nd day)

Thursday

28-Sept

Milad-un-nabi

Government Holidays in Goa in October 2023

The table below provides the list of public holidays in Goa in 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Tuesday

24-Oct

Dussehra

Government Holidays in Goa in November 2023

Here are the Goa Government holidays in November 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Government Holidays in Goa in December 2023

The following table lists the public holidays in Goa in December 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

4-Dec

Feast of St. Francis Xavier

Grape Festival and Tuesday 

19-Dec

Goa Liberation Day

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Goa: An Overview

Goa is one of the most popular tourist attractions in India. It is known for its scenic beaches and nightlife. Apart from that, it also has a vibrant culture and some unique festivals which attract tourists from all around the world.

Some of the prominent festivals of Goa include Goa Carnival, Christmas, Shigmo Festival, Grape Festival and St. Francis Xavier Feast. The Goa Carnival is a festival that spans four days. It is one of those festivals that came to India due to the Portuguese.

Christmas is another impressive festival in Goa. People decorate their homes with lights and attend the midnight mass at local churches during this festival. Shigmo Festival is celebrated by the Hindu community; it includes folk dances, plays and parades.

Disclaimer: The information in this article is compiled by referring to different sources on the internet. The list of holidays may change as per the state/central government notifications.

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