A quick list of long weekends from August to December 2023

TravelA quick list of long weekends from August to December 2023


2023 is just a month away. If you are planning to take some days off and take mini vacations or workations, here is a quick list that can help. We already discussed in our last post Know the extended weekends from January to July 2023. So, today we will tell you about the remaining long weekends in the year 2023. Check below.

1) Saturday, 12 August

Sunday, 13 August

Monday, 14 August – You can take the day off

Tuesday, 15 August – Independence Day holiday

Wednesday, 16 August – Parsi New Year (limited holiday)

You can almost plan your travel for 5 days and visit any spiritual or international location. August would be a month of more rain, so it is essential to not go to places where there will be slippery places, etc. You can check out places like Jodhpur, Dharamshala, Coorg, Cherrapunji, Andaman, and Kodaikanal, among others.

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2) Tuesday, 29 August – Onam (restricted holiday)

Wednesday, 30 August – Raksha Bandhan (restricted holiday)

Thursday, 31 August – You can take the day off

Friday, 1 September – You can take the day off

Saturday, 2 September

Sunday, 3 September

If your office or college gives you off on festivals like Onam and Raksha Bandhan, then nothing like it. You can plan for an international location or just visit domestic locations like Lonavala, Wayanad in Kerala, and Mount Abu and just enjoy the waterfalls and picturesque beauty of nature.

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3) Thursday, 7 September – Janmashtami

Friday, 8 September – You can take a leave

Saturday, 9 September

Sunday, 10 September

On the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami, you can think of planning to visit Shri Krishna temples located all over the nation. It can be an amazing religious tour to visit the beautiful idols of Lord Krishna. Vrindavan, Dwarka, and Ayodhya are some of the amazing places that you can think of visiting.

4) Thursday, 28 September – Milad un-Nabi/Id-e-Milad

Friday, 29 September – You can apply for leave

Saturday, 30 September

Sunday, 1 October

Monday, 2 October – Gandhi Jayanti holiday

Amritsar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Kerala, Udaipur, Ooty, and Coorg are some of the places that you can surely check out during your September 2023 trip. It would be a time when there will be fewer showers of rain and also the festive season is off, so booking tickets in advance will get you the best deals.

5) Saturday, 21 October

Sunday, 22 October

Monday, 23 October – Maha Navami (restricted holiday)

Tuesday, 24 October – Dussehra

The festive season has arrived. It is India’s biggest festive period wherein different places like Kolkata, Agra, Mysore, and Madhya Pradesh celebrate Dussehra in an extravagant manner. You can visit these places or just stay back home in this mini-vacation with your kids as they will also have off from school or college.

6) Friday, 10 November – Take leave

Saturday, 11 November

Sunday, 12 November – Diwali

Sadly, this year Diwali comes on a Sunday but never mind, you can still take the day off on Friday to do a lot of shopping and other preparations at home to take a short vacation. 

7) Saturday, 25 November

Sunday, 26 November

Monday, 27 Guru Nanak Jayanti 

If you get Monday off, then you are compensating for the loss of the Diwali holidays by getting the leave on a busy Monday for Guru Nanak Jayanti. You can visit beaches or museums with your friends and family and enjoy the mini-vacation in November 2023.

8) Saturday, 23 December

Sunday, 24 December

Monday, 25 December – Christmas 

Last but not the least, the year 2023 ends with you getting a holiday on Christmas. You will be amazed by the festive stuff put up in Christian-dominated areas like Diu and DAman, Kerala, Puducherry, Goa, and Spiti, among others. So, make sure to get your tickets booked in such places and enjoy the merry season!

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