Holidays on your mind? Are you looking for a long weekend in 2020? Take a look at this long weekend calendar to check out all the long weekends 2020 and how to make use of these long weekends without taking many leaves from your office.

I am the kind of person who looks for all the red marks when I first get hold of a new calendar. Yes, I am talking about all the holidays marked on the calendar. The next step is obviously planning a weekend trip or road trip around those long weekends. I am sure there are many out there just like me whose travel planning starts much ahead. Well, it is never too early to start planning a weekend trip or vacation. Like always, both Agni and I were in lookout for all the long weekends in 2020 so that we could start thinking about how to manipulate our leaves and make the most out of these long weekend in 2020.

Long Weekend in 2020 List

This year also has many of the national holidays like Republic Day, Independence Day, Onam, Dussehra falling on Saturdays and Sundays. There are 2 holidays falling on mid-week (Wednesday). So if you can take 2 or 4 days leaves, you can plan a long vacation of 5 to 9 days! A few of the holidays fall on Thursdays and Fridays, so you can either take a leave or no leaves at all and plan a short weekend trip. So here is your guide to 2020 long weekends that you can look forward to.

  • January long weekend 2020

January has 2 holidays on Wednesday. So if you can take 2 or 4 days leaves, you can get a long holiday.

January long weekend 2020


DateDayOccasion DaysRemarks
January 1WednesdayNew Year’s Day Take leaves on 2nd and 3rd January (Thursday and Friday) and Saturday and Sunday are weekends. So you will have 5 days of Holidays
January 15WednesdayMakar Sankranti, Pongal5Mid-week again like the previous one
January 16ThursdayTake Leave  
January 17FridayTake Leave  
January 18SaturdayWeekend  
January 19SundayWeekend  
January 23ThursdayNetaji’s Birthday4For Odisha, Tripura and West Bengal
January 24FridayTake Leave  
January 25SaturdayWeekend  
January 26SundayRepublic Day  
  • February Long Weekend

There are one restricted holiday and one regional holiday falling near the weekends.

February long weekend 2020

January 31ThursdaySaraswati Puja/ Basant Panchami4For Haryana, Odisha, Punjab, Tripura & West Bengal
February 1FridayTake Leave  
February 2SaturdayWeekend  
February 3SundayWeekend  
February 21FridayMaha Shivratri3Restricted Holiday
February 22SaturdayWeekend  
February 23SundayWeekend  
  • March Long Weekend 2020

It is the Holi weekend in March 2020.

March Long Weekend 2020
March 7SaturdayWeekend4 
March 8SundayWeekend  
March 9MondayTake Leave For West Bengal, holiday is on March 9 (Dol Jatra)
March 10TuesdayHoli  
  • April Long Weekend 2020

April is a good month. There are loads of weekends where you can plan a trip, both long and short.

April long weekend 2020

April 2ThursdayRam Navami5Gazetted Holiday
April 3FridayTake Leave  
April 4SaturdayWeekend  
April 5SundayWeekend  
April 6MondayMahavir Jayanti Gazetted Holiday
April 10FridayGood Friday5 
April 11SaturdayWeekend  
April 12SundayWeekend  
April 13MondayTake Leave Holiday in some states like Assam, Haryana, J&K
April 14TuesdayDr. Ambedkar Jayanti  



  • May Long Weekend 2020

We have 2 weekends to consider in May 2020.

May long weekend 2020

May 1FridayInternational Labour Day3 
May 2SaturdayWeekend  
May 3SundayWeekend  
May 23SaturdayWeekend3 
May 24SundayWeekend  
May 25MondayId-ul-Fitr  
  • June Long Weekend 2020

June does not have any holidays. There is only for Odisha and Bengal.

June long weekend 2020 - long weekend calendar
June 20SaturdayWeekend4 
June 21SundayWeekend  
June 22MondayTake Leave  
June 23TuesdayRath Yatra For Odisha and West Bengal
  • July Long Weekend 2020

July is also low on holidays like every year. Bakr-Id is on 31st, but the date can shift to Aug 1 as well.

July Long Weekend in 2020 - long weekend calendar
July 31FridayBakr-Id3 
August 1SaturdayWeekend  
August 2SundayWeekend  
  • August Long Weekend 2020

Independence Day is on a Saturday. A leave is lost. There is Janmashtami leave to consider though.

August Long Weekend Calendar 2020
August 8SaturdayWeekend4 
August 9SundayWeekend  
August 10MondayTake Leave  
August 11TuesdayJanmashtami  
  • September Long Weekend 2020

September long weekend 2020

Sept 17ThursdayMahalaya4For Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
Sept 18FridayTake Leave  
Spet 19SaturdayWeekend  
Sept 20SundayWeekend  
  • October Long Weekend 2020

October Long weekend in 2020 calendar
Oct 2FridayGandhi Jayanti3 
Oct 3SaturdayWeekend  
Oct 4SundayWeekend  
  • November Long Weekend 2020

November - long weekends in 2020
Nov 28SaturdayWeekend3 
Nov 29SundayWeekend  
Nov 30MondayGuru Nanak Jayanti  
  • December Long Weekend 2020

December Long Weekend 2020
Dec 25FridayChristmas3 
Dec 26SaturdayWeekend  
Dec 27SundayWeekend  

The calendar provides only the main holidays of India. For other holidays, you have to refer to your state-level and regional level holidays. Hope this 2020 long weekends calendar help you to do plan your weekends and figure out what you want to do.