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public Holidays in Chandigarh (2018)

Public Holidays in 2018

Name of the Festival

Date

Weekday

Type of Holiday

Guru Govind Singh Jayanti

5 Jan

Friday

Optional Holiday

Republic Day

26 Jan

Friday

Gazetted Holiday

Guru Ravidas Jayanti

31 Jan

Wednesday

Optional Holiday

Maha Shivaratri

13 Feb

Tuesday

Optional Holiday

Holi

1 Mar

Thursday

Optional Holiday

Ram Navami

25 Mar

Sunday

Optional Holiday

Vaisakh

14 April

Saturday

Optional Holiday

Good Friday

30 March 

Friday

Public Holiday

Buddha Purnima

29 May

Tuesday

Optional Holiday

Id ul Fitr

14 June

Thursday

Optional Holiday

Independence Day

15 August

Wednesday

Gazetted Holiday

Id ul Zuha

21 August

Tuesday

Optional Holiday

Muharram

21 September

Sun

Optional Holiday

Vijaya Dashami

19 October

Friday

Optional Holiday

Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday

02 October

Tuesday

Gazetted Holiday

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

24 October

Wednesday

Optional Holiday

Diwali

06 November

Tuesday

Optional Holiday

Milad-un-Nabi

21 November

Wednesday

Optional Holiday

Guru Nanak Jayanti

23 November

Friday

Optional Holiday

Christmas Day

25 december

Tuesday

Public Holiday

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public Holidays in 2017

Name of the Festival

Date

Weekday

Type of Holiday

Guru Govind Singh Jayanti

5 Jan

Thu

Optional Holiday

Republic Day

26 Jan

Thu

Gazetted Holiday

Guru Ravidas Jayanti

10 Feb

Fri

Optional Holiday

Maha Shivaratri

24 Feb

Fri

Optional Holiday

Holi

13 Mar

Mon

Optional Holiday

Ram Navami

4 Apr

Tue

Optional Holiday

Vaisakh

Thu

Thu

Optional Holiday

Good Friday

Fri

Fri

Public Holiday

Buddha Purnima

Wed

Wed

Optional Holiday

Idul Fitr

Mon

Mon

Optional Holiday

Independence Day

Tue

Tue

Gazetted Holiday

Idul Zuha

Sat

Sat

Optional Holiday

Vijaya Dashami

Sat

Sat

Optional Holiday

Muharram

Sun

Sun

Optional Holiday

Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday

Mon

Mon

Gazetted Holiday

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

Thu

Thu

Optional Holiday

Diwali

Thu

Thu

Optional Holiday

Guru Nanak Jayanti

Sat

Sat

Optional Holiday

Milad-un-Nabi

Sat

Sat

Optional Holiday

Christmas Day

Mon

Mon

Public Holiday

 

Plan a getaway on a Public Holiday in Chandigarh

Chandigarh is a city which serves as a capital for two cities Haryana and Punjab. Regarding architecture, modernization and cultural growth BBC named Chandigarh as one of the perfect cities in the world. This city is the city which is having the highest per capita in India. For the people in this great city, we are here providing few getaway ideas which may help if you are planning one on a public holiday in Chandigarh.
 
Nahan - If you are planning a romantic getaway for this upcoming public holiday in Chandigarh. Nahan is the place you should go. Nahan is in Himachal Pradesh and  This small hill station is an excellent place with dirt free roads, clean streets, and green fields. This place is just 100kms away from Chandigarh. Here you can visit Renuka Lake, Suketi Fossil Park, Churdhar peak and also you can go for trekking here. Also, you can go for Fishing.
 
Mashobra -  Mashobra is also in the state of Himachal Pradesh and also a great destination to visit on a public holiday in Chandigarh. Mashobra is one fifty Kilometers away from Chandigarh is situated at the height of about 7700 feet. You may need to make a checklist of to do things if you are visiting Mashobra and must include these visit WildFlower Hall Hotel, Craignano, Reserve Forest Sanctuary and Mahasu Peak.
The Best Way to spend a public holiday in Chandigarh
 
There are many things to do to spend a holiday like going for trips, picnics, etc. There are few things which you can do if you have don't any plans but doing the following things may help you feel better. Along with social interests, research shows there's a definite connection between volunteering and physical health. 

The Best Way to spend a public holiday in Chandigarh

Volunteering has few very rare benefits like pride, satisfaction, accomplishment. You cannot feel these by going for a trip. There are many Oldage homes, Orphanages, etc. You can make a team and plan to visit there and help them with various things such as teaching them. Organizing some competitions, planting trees, etc. Volunteering doesn't mean only visiting some place such as an orphanage or an Old age home you can also do few other things such as you can volunteer in social awareness programs. 
 
There are many nongovernmental organizations which organize many programs on every public holiday in Chandigarh. You can join them and help them for the cause they are fighting for. There are many ways to reach these NGO's like there are facebook pages and website. Supporting or helping someone for a good cause always the best way to spend your public holiday in Chandigarh.