Goa Public Holidays List 2023

The Government of Goa has declared the List of Public Holidays, Commercial & Industrial Holidays and Bank Holidays in Goa for the Year 2023.

Ms. Shaila G. Bhosle, Under (GA-I), Goa, issued a Notification dated 19 October 2022 vide Notice No. 37/3/2022/-GAD-III/3661 of declared Public Holidays in Goa for the Year 2023.

Public Holidays in Goa 2023

Sr. No.HolidayDateDayRemarks
1Republic Day26 January 2023Thursday 
2Holi07 March 2023Tuesday 
3Gudi Padva22 March 2023Wednesday 
4Good Friday07 April 2023Friday 
5Birth Anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar14 April 2023Friday 
6Id-Ul-Fitr22 April 2023SaturdaySubject to appearance of the moon
7May Day01 May 2023Monday 
8Id-Ul-Zuha (Bakri Id)29 June 2023ThursdaySubject to appearance of the moon
9Independence Day15 August 2023Tuesday 
10Ganesh Chaturthi (1st Day)19 September 2023Tuesday 
11Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd Day)20 September 2023Wednesday 
12Gandhi Jayanti02 October 2023Monday 
13Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi)24 October 2023Tuesday 
14Diwali (Deepavali)12 November 2023Sunday 
15Feast Of St. Francis Xavier04 December 2023Monday 
16Goa Liberation Day19 December 2023Tuesday 
17Christmas Day25 December 2023Monday 

Special Holidays in Goa 2023

Sr. No.HolidayDateDayRemarks
1Mahashivratri18 February 2023Saturday 
2Milad-Un-Nabi- (Id-e-Milad) (Birthday of Prophet Md)26 September 2023TuesdaySubject to appearance of the moon

Note :

  1. Special Holiday “Mahashivratri” falls on Saturday as such request for Special Holiday on this day or in lieu of this does not arise.
  2. Special Holiday “Milad-Un-Nabi- (Id-e-Milad)* (Birthday of Prophet Md)” applied shall be necessarily sanctioned. In case where employees do not avail of the Special Holiday on the designated day, the holiday may be availed of any working day during the calendar year 2023.
  3. Special Holidays can be prefixed or suffixed to any kind of Leave.

Restricted Holidays in Goa 2023

Employees are permitted to avail of any two holidays from the list of Restricted Holidays specified below for the year 2023.

Sr. No.HolidayDateDay
1New Year Day01 January 2023Sunday
2Makarsankranti15 January 2023Sunday
3Feast of St. Joseph Vaz16 January 2023Monday
4Guru Ravi Das Birthday05 February 2023Sunday
5Shivaji Jayanti19 February 2023Sunday
6Ram Navami30 March 2023Thursday
7Mahavir Jayanti04 April 2023Tuesday
8Maundy Thursday06 April 2023Thursday
9Vaisakhi / Vishu14 April 2023Friday
10Budh Purnima05 May 2023Friday
11Feast of Sacred Heart of Jesus16 June 2023Friday
12Muharam29 July 2023Saturday
13Onam29 August 2023Tuesday
14Raksha Bandhan30 August 2023Wednesday
15Janmashtami06 September 2023Wednesday
16Hartalika18 September 2023Monday
17All Souls Day02 November 2023Thursday
18Govardhan Puja14 November 2023Tuesday
19Bhaubij15 November 2023Wednesday
20Guru Teg Bahadur Martydom Day24 November 2023Friday
21Guru Nanak’s Birthday27 November 2023Monday
22Feast of Immaculate Conception of Mary08 December 2023Friday
23Christmas Eve24 December 2023Sunday
24New Year Eve31 December 2023Sunday

Commercial And Industrial Holidays List of Goa 2023

The Government of Goa has declared the Commercial and Industrial Holidays for the Commercial and Industrial Workers in Goa for the year 2023.

Sr. No.HolidayDateDay
1Republic Day26 January 2023Thursday
2Birth Anniversary Of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar14 April 2023Friday
3May Day01 May 2023Monday
4Independence Day15 August 2023Tuesday
5Ganesh Chaturthi (1st Day)19 September 2023Tuesday
6Gandhi Jayanti02 October 2023Monday
7Diwali (Deepavali)12 November 2023Sunday
8Goa Liberation Day19 December 2023Tuesday
9Christmas Day25 December 2023Monday

Bank Holidays in Goa 2023

The Government of Goa has also declared Bank Holidays for the Bank Employees in Goa for the year 2023.

Sr. No.HolidayDateDayRemarks
1Republic Day26 January 2023Thursday 
2Holi07 March 2023Tuesday 
3Gudi Padva22 March 2023Wednesday 
4Yearly Closing of Account01 April 2023Saturday 
5Good Friday07 April 2023Friday 
6Birth Anniversary Of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar14 April 2023Friday 
7Id-Ul-Fitr*22 April 2023SaturdaySubject to appearance of the moon
8May Day01 May 2023Monday 
9Id-Ul-Zuha (Bakri Id)*29 June 2023ThursdaySubject to appearance of the moon
10Independence Day15 August 2023Tuesday 
11Ganesh Chaturthi (1st Day)19 September 2023Tuesday 
12Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd Day)20 September 2023Wednesday 
13Gandhi Jayanti02 October 2023Monday 
14Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi)24 October 2023Tuesday 
15Diwali (Deepavali)12 November 2023Sunday 
16Feast Of St. Francis Xavier04 December 2023Monday 
17Goa Liberation Day19 December 2023Tuesday 
18Christmas Day25 December 2023Monday 

Download Official Notification

Goa Holidays List 2023-Notification [PDF]

You may visit the Official Website for more details.

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