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Indian Holidays and Observances 2017

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Indian Holidays and Observances 2017.Indian Link

JANUARY

2 New Year’s Day Public Holiday*
5 Guru Govind Singh Jayanti
13 Bhogi
14 Makar Sankranti; Pongal
26 Republic Day; Australia Day*

FEBRUARY

1 Vasant Panchami
10 Guru Ravidas Jayanti
14 Valentine’s Day
24 Maha Shivratri

MARCH

6 Labour Day (WA)*
13 Holi
13 Labour Day (VIC, TAS); Canberra Day (ACT); Adelaide Cup (SA)*
21 Navroz
28 Ugadi

APRIL

2 Daylight saving time ends*
4 Ram Navami
9 Mahavir Jayanti
13 Vaisakhi
14 Good Friday
15 Easter Saturday
16 Easter Sunday
17 Easter Monday
25 ANZAC Day*

MAY

1 May Day
10 Buddha Purnima
14 Mother’s Day*

JUNE

5 Western Australia Day (WA)*
12 Queen’s Birthday (All states except WA, QLD)*
25 Rath Yatra
26 Id-Ul-Fitr

JULY

26 Haryali Teej

AUGUST

7 Raksha Bandhan; Bank Holiday (ACT, NSW)*
15 Independence Day; Janmashtami
17 Parsi New Year
25 Ganesh Chathurti

SEPTEMBER

2 Bakri-Id
3 Father’s Day*
4 Onam
21 Navratri; Muharram
25 Queen’s Birthday (WA); Family & Community Day (ACT)*
29 AFL Grand Final Friday (VIC)
30 Dussehra

OCTOBER

1 Daylight saving time begins*
2 Gandhi Jayanti; Labour Day (ACT, SA, NSW); Queen’s Birthday (SA)
8 Karwa Chauth
19 Diwali
21 Bhai Duj

NOVEMBER

4 Guru Nanak Jayanti
7 Melbourne Cup Day (VIC)*

DECEMBER

2 Milad-Un-Nabi
25 Christmas Day
26 Boxing Day; Proclamation Day (SA)*
 
*Australian holidays and observances
Disclaimer: Please check accuracy of religious holidays closer to the dates specified

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