Holidays in Vietnam 2023

There are 11 public holidays in Vietnam in 2023, six of which fall on weekends.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2023, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Vietnamese New Year
Vietnamese New Year, also known as Tet, Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, is the most important festival in Vietnam. It marks the first day of the first month of the Vietnamese calendar. The holiday lasts seven days from January 21 to 27, 2023

Hung Kings Commemoration
The Hùng Kings' Festival, observed on April 29, 2023, is held annually from the 8th to the 11th day of the third lunar month in honor of the Hùng Kings, the traditional founders and first kings of the nation.

Reunification Day
Reunification Day, observed on April 30, 2023, marks when North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces captured Saigon on April 30, 1975. Saigon is the previous name of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam. The Fall of Saigon marked the end of the Vietnam War and the start of the transition period toward reunification.

International Labor Day
International Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2023, and it celebrates the achievements of workers. The holiday originates in the eight-hour day movement, which is eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.

National Day
National Day, observed on September 1 and 2, 2023, commemorates when President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of independence of Vietnam at Ba Đình Square in Hanoi on September 2, 1945. He declared Vietnam's independence from France's and Japan's occupation and established the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRVN).

The following is the list of public holidays in Vietnam 2023.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
New Year's HolidayJan 02, 2023MondayObserved
Vietnamese New Year's EveJan 21, 2023SaturdayPublic Holiday
Vietnamese New YearJan 22, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
Tet HolidayJan 23, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Tet HolidayJan 24, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday
Tet HolidayJan 25, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
Tet HolidayJan 26, 2023ThursdayObserved
Tet HolidayJan 27, 2023FridayObserved
Hung Kings CommemorationApr 29, 2023SaturdayPublic Holiday
Reunification DayApr 30, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
International Labor DayMay 01, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Hung Kings Commemoration HolidayMay 01, 2023MondayObserved
Reunification Day HolidayMay 02, 2023TuesdayObserved
National Day HolidaySep 01, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
National DaySep 02, 2023SaturdayPublic Holiday
National Day HolidaySep 04, 2023MondayObserved

Please also check the working days in Vietnam in 2023.

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