Places in Cambodia

Top events in Cambodia

January
07

Ceremonies to celebrate the fall of the Khmer Rouge in 1979 take place on 7 January to honour the memory of the thousands of people who died. The...

January
07

Visitors on Victory day will experience a sombre atmosphere in Cambodia at this time. This day commemorates the day when Pol Pot’s awful regime...

February
10

Many Chinese immigrants live in Cambodia and this world-celebrated event has become a massive part of Cambodia culture. Expect fireworks, feasts...

Cambodia Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on the weekend are observed the following Monday.

Buddhist festivals are declared according to local astronomical observations and it is not possible to forecast the date of their occurrence exactly.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
January
07
Victory Day
Start date:
7 January 2016
February
22
Meak Bochea Day
Start date:
22 February 2016
March
08
International Women's Day
Start date:
8 March 2016
April
13
Cambodian New Year
Start date:
13 April 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
13
King Sihamoni's Birthday
Start date:
13 May 2016
End date:
16 May 2016
May
14
Visak Bochea Day (Buddha's Birthday)
Start date:
14 May 2016
May
24
Royal Ploughing Day Ceremony
Start date:
24 May 2016
June
18
Former Queen's Birthday
Start date:
18 June 2016
September
24
Constitution Day
Start date:
24 September 2016
October
11
Pchum Ben Day
Start date:
11 October 2016
October
29
Coronation Day
Start date:
29 October 2016
October
31
Former King Sihanouk's Birthday
Start date:
31 October 2016
November
09
Independence Day
Start date:
9 November 2016
November
13
Water Festival
Start date:
13 November 2016
End date:
15 November 2016
December
10
International Human Rights Day
Start date:
10 December 2016

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
07
Victory Day
Start date:
7 January 2017
March
08
International Women's Day
Start date:
8 March 2017
March
12
Meak Bochea Day
Start date:
12 March 2017
April
13
Cambodian New Year
Start date:
13 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
May
10
Visak Bochea Day (Buddha's Birthday)
Start date:
10 May 2017
May
13
Royal Ploughing Day Ceremony
Start date:
13 May 2017
May
13
King Sihamoni's Birthday
Start date:
13 May 2017
End date:
16 May 2017
June
18
Former Queen's Birthday
Start date:
18 June 2017
September
19
Pchum Ben Day
Start date:
19 September 2017
September
24
Constitution Day
Start date:
24 September 2017
October
29
Coronation Day
Start date:
29 October 2017
October
31
Former King Sihanouk's Birthday
Start date:
31 October 2017
November
02
Water Festival
Start date:
2 November 2017
End date:
7 November 2017
November
09
Independence Day
Start date:
9 November 2017
December
10
International Human Rights Day
Start date:
10 December 2017
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