Himachal Pradesh has 18 declared bank holidays. These 18 bank holidays do not include Sunday and second/fourth Saturday. Holidays declared under Negotiable Instrument Act by Himachal Pradesh State Government are observed by all the Banks in that state.
Below is the list of bank holidays in Himachal Pradesh for 2018.
|Date||Reason / Remarks|
|Friday, January 26, 2018||Republic Day|
|Wednesday, January 31, 2018||Guru Ravidas’s Birthday|
|Wednesday, February 14, 2018||Mahashivratri|
|Friday, March 2, 2018||Holi (Second Day)/Dol Jatra/Chapchar Kut/Dhulandi|
|Monday, April 2, 2018||Annual closing of Accounts of Commercial and Co-operative Banks|
|Monday, April 30, 2018||Buddha Pournima|
|Saturday, June 16, 2018||Ramzan Id (Id-ul-Fitr)/Maharana Pratap Jayanti|
|Wednesday, August 15, 2018||Independence Day|
|Wednesday, August 22, 2018||Bakri Id (Id-ul-Zuha)|
|Monday, September 3, 2018||Krishna Jayanthi/Janmashtmi (Shravan Vad-8)|
|Friday, September 21, 2018||Moharram/Ashoora/Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day|
|Tuesday, October 2, 2018||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti|
|Friday, October 19, 2018||Durga Puja/Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi)/Kati Bihu|
|Saturday, October 27, 2018||Karva Chauth|
|Wednesday, November 7, 2018||Diwali Amavasaya (Laxmi Pujan)|
|Thursday, November 8, 2018||Diwali (Balipratipada)/Goverdhan Puja/Vikram Samvant New Year Day|
|Friday, November 23, 2018||Guru Nanak Jayanti/Kartika Purnima/Seng Kut Snem/Friday following Eid-I-Milad-ul-Nabi|
|Tuesday, December 25, 2018||Christmas|
All these holidays are observed in following 12 districts of Himachal Pradesh.