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.
- 1 Long Weekend in 2020 List
- 1.1 January long weekend 2020
- 1.2 February Long Weekend
- 1.3 March Long Weekend 2020
- 1.4 April Long Weekend 2020
- 1.5 May Long Weekend 2020
- 1.6 June Long Weekend 2020
- 1.7 July Long Weekend 2020
- 1.8 August Long Weekend 2020
- 1.9 September Long Weekend 2020
- 1.10 October Long Weekend 2020
- 1.11 November Long Weekend 2020
- 1.12 December Long Weekend 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 1||Wednesday||New 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 15||Wednesday||Makar Sankranti, Pongal||5||Mid-week again like the previous one|
|January 16||Thursday||Take Leave|
|January 17||Friday||Take Leave|
|January 23||Thursday||Netaji’s Birthday||4||For Odisha, Tripura and West Bengal|
|January 24||Friday||Take Leave|
|January 26||Sunday||Republic Day|
February Long Weekend
There are one restricted holiday and one regional holiday falling near the weekends.
|January 31||Thursday||Saraswati Puja/ Basant Panchami||4||For Haryana, Odisha, Punjab, Tripura & West Bengal|
|February 1||Friday||Take Leave|
|February 21||Friday||Maha Shivratri||3||Restricted Holiday|
March Long Weekend 2020
It is the Holi weekend in March 2020.
|March 9||Monday||Take Leave||For West Bengal, holiday is on March 9 (Dol Jatra)|
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 2||Thursday||Ram Navami||5||Gazetted Holiday|
|April 3||Friday||Take Leave|
|April 6||Monday||Mahavir Jayanti||Gazetted Holiday|
|April 10||Friday||Good Friday||5|
|April 13||Monday||Take Leave||Holiday in some states like Assam, Haryana, J&K|
|April 14||Tuesday||Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti|
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May Long Weekend 2020
We have 2 weekends to consider in May 2020.
|May 1||Friday||International Labour Day||3|
June Long Weekend 2020
June does not have any holidays. There is only for Odisha and Bengal.
|June 22||Monday||Take Leave|
|June 23||Tuesday||Rath 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.
August Long Weekend 2020
Independence Day is on a Saturday. A leave is lost. There is Janmashtami leave to consider though.
|August 10||Monday||Take Leave|
September Long Weekend 2020
|Sept 17||Thursday||Mahalaya||4||For Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal|
|Sept 18||Friday||Take Leave|
October Long Weekend 2020
|Oct 2||Friday||Gandhi Jayanti||3|
November Long Weekend 2020
|Nov 30||Monday||Guru Nanak Jayanti|
December Long Weekend 2020
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.