RepublicNext has got a list of must-know info about holidays and closures in this Vesak Season for your convenience.
- 17th May (Friday) – The State Vesak Festival will commence at the Telwatta Purana Rathpath Rajamaha Viharaya, Hikkaduwa
- 18th May (Saturday) – Public, Bank and Mercantile holiday (Vesak Full Moon Poya Day)
- 19th May ( Sunday) – Public, Bank and Mercantile holiday (Day following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day) Ten-year commemoration of civil war victory
- 20th May (Monday) – Public and Special bank holiday (in lieu of the Day following Vesak Day)
- All liquor shops across the island will be closed from the 17th to 20th of May due to Vesak