Tamil Nadu Holidays 2023 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 2023 List provided in this post to know more about the upcoming holidays.

Tamil Nadu Government Holidays List 2023

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 2023 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 2023 Sunday
Pongal 15 January 2023 Sunday
Thiruvalluvar Day 16 January 2023 Monday
Uzhavar Thirunal 16 January 2023 Monday
Republic Day 26 January 2023 Thursday
Telugu New Year Day 22 March 2023 Wednesday
Dr B R Ambedkar Jayanti 14 April 2023 Friday
Mahavir Jayanti 4 April 2023 Tuesday
Tamil New Year Day 14 April 2023 Friday
Good Friday 7 April 2023 Friday
May Day 1 may 2023 Monday
Eid-ul-Fitr 22 April 2023 Saturday
Bakrid/ Eid-al-Adha 29th June to 30th June 2023 Thursday to Friday
Muharram 28 July 2023 Friday
Independence Day 15 August 2023 Tuesday
Krishna Janmashtami 6 September 2023 Wednesday
Vinayakar Chaturthi 19 September 2023 Tuesday
Gandhi Jayanti 2 October 2023 Monday
Ayudha Puja 23 October 2023 Monday
Vijaya Dashami 24 October 2023 Tuesday
Eid-e-Milad/ Milad-un-Nabi 28 September 2023 Thursday
Diwali 12 November 2023 Sunday
Christmas 25 December 2023 Monday

List of Bank Holidays in TN 2023

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 2023.

January 2023

  • 14th January : Second Saturday
  • 28th January : Fourth Saturday

February 2023

  • 11th February : Second Saturday
  • 25th February : Fourth Saturday

March 2023

  • 11th March : Second Saturday
  • 25th March : Fourth Saturday

April 2023

  • 8th April : Second Saturday
  • 22nd April : Fourth Saturday

May 2023

  • 13th May : Second Saturday
  • 27th May : Fourth Saturday

June 2023

  • 10th June : Second Saturday
  • 24th June : Fourth Saturday

July 2023

  • 8th July : Second Saturday
  • 22nd July : Fourth Saturday

August 2023

  • 12th August : Second Saturday
  • 26th August : Fourth Saturday

September 2023

  • 9th September : Second Saturday
  • 23rd September : Fourth Saturday

October 2023

  • 14th October : Second Saturday
  • 28th October : Fourth Saturday

November 2023

  • 11th November : Second Saturday
  • 25th November : Fourth Saturday

December 2023

  • 9th December : Second Saturday
  • 23rd December : Fourth Saturday

School Holidays in Tamil Nadu 2023

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 2023 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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