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Gujarat Holidays: List of Public Holidays in Gujarat in 2023

Team AckoDec 19, 2022

Public holidays in Gujarat in 2023 comprise state-specific holidays, festivals and national holidays. During these holidays, all government institutions and several private organisations remain closed. Hence, you should be aware of such holidays to plan your day-to-day tasks. Read on as this article provides the Gujarat public holiday list for the calendar year 2023.

Gujarat Holidays: List of Public Holidays in Gujarat in 2023

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Upcoming Public Holidays in Gujarat

Here are the upcoming public holidays in Gujarat in January 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Saturday

14-Jan

Makar Sankranti

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

List of Government Holidays in Gujarat in 2023

The following table lists the public holidays in Gujarat in the calendar year 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Saturday

14-Jan

Makar Sankranti

Thursday

26- Jan

Republic Day

Saturday

18-Feb

Maha Shivratri

Wednesday

8-Mar

Holi

Wednesday

22-Mar

Ugadi

Thursday

30-Mar 

Ram Navami

Tuesday

4-Apr

Mahavir Jayanti

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Friday

14-Apr

Birth Anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr/Bhagwan Shree Parshuram Jayanti 

Thursday

29-Jun

Bakri Eid

Saturday

29-Jul

Muharram

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Wednesday

16-Aug

Parsi New Year

Wednesday

30-Aug

Raksha Bandhan

Thursday

7-Sept

Janmashtami

Tuesday

19-Sept

Ganesh Chaturthi

Thursday

28-Sept

Milad-un-nabi

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Tuesday

24-Oct

Dussehra

Tuesday

31-Oct

Sardar Vallabhai Patel Jayanti

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Monday

13- Nov

Vikram Samvat New Year

Wednesday

15-Nov

Bhai Dooj

Monday

27-Nov

Guru Nanak Jayanti

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Government Holidays in Gujarat in January 2023

The following table denotes the Gujarat Government holidays in January 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Saturday

14-Jan

Makar Sankranti

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

Government Holidays in Gujarat in February 2023

Here are the government holidays in Gujarat in February 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Saturday

18-Feb

Maha Shivratri

Government Holidays in Gujarat in March 2023

Following is the list of public holidays in Gujarat in 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Wednesday

8-Mar

Holi

Wednesday

22-Mar

Ugadi

Thursday

30-Mar

Ram Navami

Government Holidays in Gujarat in April 2023

You can go through the table below for the list of government holidays in Gujarat in April 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Tuesday

4- Apr

Mahavir Jayanthi

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Friday

14-Apr

Birth Anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr

Government Holidays in Gujarat in May 2023

There are no public holidays in Gujarat in May 2023.

Government Holidays in Gujarat in June 2023

Here’s the list of Gujarat Government holidays in June 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Thursday

29-Jun

Bakri Eid

Government Holidays in Gujarat in July 2023

Please refer to the table below for the list of public holidays in Gujarat in 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Saturday

29-Jul

Muharram

Government Holidays in Gujarat in August 2023

Following are the government holidays in Gujarat in August 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Wednesday

16-Aug

Parsi New Year

Wednesday

30-Aug

Raksha Bandhan

Government Holidays in Gujarat in September 2023

The table below highlights the Gujarat Government holidays in September 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Tuesday

19-Sep

Ganesh Chaturthi

Thursday

28-Sept

Eid-e-Milad

Government Holidays in Gujarat in October 2023

Here are the public holidays in Gujarat in October 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Tuesday

24-Oct

Dussehra

Tuesday

31-Oct

Sardar Vallabhai Patel Jayanti

Government Holidays in Gujarat in November 2023

Below are the Gujarat Government holidays in November 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Monday

13-Nov

Vikram Samvat New Year

Wednesday

15-Nov

Bhai Dooj

Monday

27-Nov

Guru Nanak Jayanti

Government Holidays in Gujarat in December 2023

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

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Gujarat: An Overview

Gujarat is a state with colourful traditions and a rich heritage. The state is home to several tourist attractions, which include the Rann of Kutch, Gir National Forest, etc. Apart from that, the state is also known for its colourful festivals, such as Navratri, Janmashtami, Rann Utsav, Shamlaji Melo and Uttarayan.

Navaratri is the most famous festival in Gujarat. It is a ten-day festival which involves playing Dandiya, performing Garba and worshipping Goddess Durga. Janmashtami is a festival dedicated to Lord Krishna. It is known for the famous Dahi Handi ceremony.

Rann Utsav is celebrated in the Rann of Kutch. During this festival, the white desert turns into a fun fair. Tourists can also spend nights in tents to experience the culture of Kutch. Uttarayan is a festival that marks the beginning of the harvest season. It is also called Makar Sankranti or Kite Festival. During this festival, people fly kites from the rooftops of their houses.

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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