Tamil Nadu Holidays 2022 List: Government, Public, Bank Holidays and School Holidays

The Tamil Nadu state observes a number of holidays including the secular holidays, national holidays and regional holidays. Banks, schools, public offices, private offices and other organizations normally remain close on the holidays, providing their employees a day off. Most people like to go out on holidays and for long holidays, trips and vacations can also be planned. For this, it is important that you know about these holidays in advance so planning can be done in a better manner. Check out the Tamil Nadu Holidays 2022 List provided in this post to know more about the upcoming holidays.

Tamil Nadu Government Holidays List 2022

Every state Government specifies a list of holidays, known as Government holidays, that is to be observed by all public offices of the state. More than 20 holidays have been declared as the government holidays by the Tamil Nadu government. Other than public offices, most banks, schools and public offices will also observe these holidays (most of them). Check below the Tamil Nadu Government Holidays List 2022 which consists of all major holidays to be observed in the state in coming year. Although the dates provided below are correct for now, in case there comes any change in the specified dates, the same will be reflected later.

Festival Date Day
New Year Day 1 January 2022 Saturday
Pongal 14 January 2022 Friday
Thiruvalluvar Day 15 January 2022 Saturday
Uzhavar Thirunal 16 January 2022 Sunday
Republic Day 26 January 2022 Wednesday
Telugu New Year Day 2 April 2022 Saturday
Dr B R Ambedkar Jayanti 14 April 2022 Thursday
Mahavir Jayanti 14 April 2022 Thursday
Tamil New Year Day 14 April 2022 Thursday
Good Friday 15 April 2022 Friday
May Day 1 may 2022 Sunday
Eid-ul-Fitr 3 May 2022 Tuesday
Bakrid/ Eid-al-Adha 10 July 2022 Sunday
Muharram 9 August 2022 Tuesday
Independence Day 15 August 2022 Monday
Krishna Janmashtami 19 August 2022 Friday
Vinayakar Chaturthi 31 August 2022 Wednesday
Gandhi Jayanti 2 October 2022 Sunday
Ayudha Puja 4 October 2022 Tuesday
Vijaya Dashami 5 October 2022 Wednesday
Eid-e-Milad/ Milad-un-Nabi 9 October 2022 Sunday
Diwali 25 October 2022 Tuesday
Christmas 25 December 2022 Sunday

List of Bank Holidays in TN 2022

Apart from observing the major Government holidays mentioned above, the banks also observe holidays on every Sunday and second and fourth of every month. Banks remain closed on these days and no bank related physical work can be done on these days. However, facilities like ATM service, online money transfer service, etc will continue to work normally on these days. Below given is the list of second and fourth Saturdays that will be marked as holidays in bank in the year 2022.

January 2022

  • 8th January 2022: Second Saturday
  • 22nd January 2022: Fourth Saturday

February 2022

  • 12th February 2022: Second Saturday
  • 26th February 2022: Fourth Saturday

March 2022

  • 12th March 2022: Second Saturday
  • 26th March 2022: Fourth Saturday

April 2022

  • 9th April 2022: Second Saturday
  • 23rd April 2022: Fourth Saturday

May 2022

  • 14th May 2022: Second Saturday
  • 28th May 2022: Fourth Saturday

June 2022

  • 11th June 2022: Second Saturday
  • 25th June 2022: Fourth Saturday

July 2022

  • 9th July 2022: Second Saturday
  • 23rd July 2022: Fourth Saturday

August 2022

  • 13th August 2022: Second Saturday
  • 27th August 2022: Fourth Saturday

September 2022

  • 10th September 2022: Second Saturday
  • 24th September 2022: Fourth Saturday

October 2022

  • 8th October 2022: Second Saturday
  • 22nd October 2022: Fourth Saturday

November 2022

  • 12th November 2022: Second Saturday
  • 26th November 2022: Fourth Saturday

December 2022

  • 10th December 2022: Second Saturday
  • 24th December 2022: Fourth Saturday

School Holidays in Tamil Nadu 2022

Schools of Tamil Nadu state remains close on almost every government listed holidays and on all Sundays. For Saturdays, different schools have different rules for holidays. Every school releases its own annual holidays calendar comprising of all the holidays that will be observed in a given academic year. Details about school holidays in Tamil Nadu 2022 can be found from the calendar which can be fond in school’s brochure or official website.

Places to visit in Tamil Nadu on Holidays

Tourist places can be found in almost every major city of the Tamil Nadu state and people from all over the country come to spend their holidays in the state. People who are already in the state can easily make plans on their holidays and check out these places. A list comprising of all the worthy places to visit in the state when on a holiday is provided below.

Chennai Marina Beach, Guindy National Park, Santhome Cathedral Basilica, Valluvar Kottam, Edward Elliot’s Beach
Ooty Ooty Lake, St. Stephen’s Church, The Tea Factory & The Tea Museum, Ooty Boat House, Rose Garden
Kodaikanal Bryant Park, Kodaikanal Lake, Silver Cascade Falls, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Kodaikanal Solar Observatory Museum
Coimbatore Adiyogi- The Source of Yoga, Siruvani Waterfalls, Maruthamalai Arulmigu Subramanya, Dhyanalinga
Coonoor Catherine Water Falls, Doddabetta Peak, Sim’s Park, Coonoor, Lamb’s Rock, Tn 43 shop
Madurai Shri Koodal Azhagar Temple, Alagar kovil, Gandhi Memorial Museum, Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal, Subramaniya Swamy Temple
Kanyakumari Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari Beach, Sarvani Shaktipeeth Shri Kanya Kumari, Triveni Sangamam, Vattakottai Fort, Thiruvalluvar Statue, Mahatma Gandhi Mandapam
Thanjavur Brihadeeswara Temple, Punnainallur Sree Maha Mariamman, Maratha Palace, Thanjavur Palace, Royal Palace Museum
Kanchipuram Ekambaranathar Temple, Varadharaja Perumal temple, Sri Kanchi Kamakshi Amman Temple, Sri Ulagalanda Perumal Temple, Shri Chitragupta Swamy Temple, Sri Kachabeswarar Temple
Vellore Vellore Fort, Sri Lakshmi Narayani Golden Temple, Vellore Arulmigu Balamurugan Temple, Jalakandeswarar Temple
Rameswaram Rameshwaram Temple, House of Kalam (APJ Abdul Kalam), Arulmigu Ramanathaswamy, Villoondi Theertham, Sri Panchmukhi Hanuman Mandir & Floating Stones
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