Cambodia Public Holidays

This is a complete list of Cambodia’s national public holidays for 2018. The day(s) off is/are meant for government officials, although businesses have to observe these national holidays. Cambodians enjoy 20 days of public holidays, probably more public holidays than any other country in the world.

Public Holidays in Cambodia in 2018

Date Day Holiday
1 Jan Mon New Year’s Day
7 Jan Sun Victory Day
8 Jan Mon Victory Day Holiday
31 Jan Wed Meak Bochea Day
8 Mar Thu International Women’s Day
14 Apr to 17 Apr Sat to Tue Khmer New Year
1 May Tue Labour Day
3 May Thu Royal Ploughing Ceremony
13 May to 16 May Sun to Wed King Norodom Sihamoni’s Birthday
29 May Tue Visak Bochea Day
1 Jun Fri Children’s Day
18 Jun Mon Queen Mother’s Birthday
24 Sep Mon Constitution Day
8 Oct to 10 Oct Mon to Wed Pchum Ben
15 Oct Mon Commemoration of Late King Father
23 Oct Tue Paris Peace Agreements Day
29 Oct Mon King Norodom Sihamoni’s Coronation Day
9 Nov Fri Independence Day
21 Nov to 23 Nov Wed to Fri Bon Om Touk
10 Dec Mon Human Rights Day

Public Holidays in Cambodia in 2017

01 January
International New Year Day

07 January
Victory over Genocide Day

11 February
Meak Bochea Day

08 March
International Women’s Day

14-15-16 April
Khmer New Year Day

01 May
International Labor Day

10 May
Visak Bochea Day

13-14-15 May
King Norodom Sihamoni’s Birth Day

14 May
Royal Plowing Ceremony Day

01 June
International Children Day

18 June
Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk’s Birth Day

19-20-21 September
Pchum Ben Day

24 September
Constitutional day

15 October
Commemoration Day of Former King Norodom Sihanouk

23 October
Anniversary of the Paris Peace Accord

29 October
King Norodom Sihakmoni’s Coronation Day

02-03-04 November
Water Festival

09 November
Independence Day

10 December
International Human Rights Day

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