Myanmar 2020

JANUARY
01 New Year’s Day
03 – 14 Ananda Pagoda Festival in Bagan
04 – 06 Independence Day
09 – 10 Kachin Manaw Festival in Myitkyina
13 – 16 Naga New Year Festival in Chin state
25 – 31 Mahamuni Pagoda Festival in Mandalay

FEBRUARY
01 – 08 Mahaumuni Pagoda Festival continues
04 – 20 Golden Hilltop Festival (Kyaik Khauk Pagoda Festival) in Syriam (near Yangon)
08 Nyan Taw Pagoda Festival (Shwe Myin Tin Pagoda) in Pyin Oo Lwin
12 Union Day

MARCH
01 – 08 Shwedagon Pagoda Festival in Yangon
01 – 08 Indawgyi Festival in Hopin (near Myitkyina)
01 – 08 Shwe Saryan Pagoda Festival at Shwe Saryan Village Mandalay
02 Peasants Day nationwide
05 – 08 Pindaya Cave Festival in Pindaya
07 – 08 Kekku Pagoda Festival at Kakka (Inle)
08 – 09 Tabaung Full Moon Day
27 Armed Forces Day
31 Shwemawdaw Pagoda Festival in Bago

APRIL
01 – 08 Shwemawdaw Pagoda Festival continues
10 – 17 Thingyan holidays & Myanmar New Year nationwide
12 – 16 Thingyan Water Festival nationwide
12 – 17 Popa Ceremony in Bagan

MAY
01 Labor Day
01 – 06 Sand Pagoda Festival in Mandalay
06 Full Moon of Kason nationwide

JUNE
07 – 30 Chinlone Wicker Ball Festival at Mahamuni in Mandalay

JULY
01 – 05  Chinlone Wicker Ball Festival continues
19 – 20 Martyr’s Day nationwide
31 Eid Al-Adha or Islamic Eid (approximate date)

AUGUST
03 Full moon of Waso nationwide
19 – 23 Shwe Kyun Pin Festival in Mandalay
28 – 31 Taung Pyone Festival in Mandalay

SEPTEMBER
01 – 02 Taung Pyone Festival continues 

OCTOBER
17 – 31 Inle Lake Festival at Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda (one of the most popular festivals in Myanmar & very crowded)
29 – 31 Thadingyut Holidays nationwide
30 – 31 Dancing Elephant Festival at Kyauk Se (near Mandalay)
30 – 31 Thandingyut Light Festival nationwide
31 Full Moon of Thadingyut nationwide

NOVEMBER
01 Thadingyut Light Festival continues
01 – 02 Thadingyut Holidays continue
01 – 03 Inle Lake Festival continues
04 Indein Pagoda Festival at Inle Lake
05 – 16 Shwezigon Pagoda Festival in Bagan
21 – 30 Balloon Festival in Taunggyi
27 – 30 Tazaungmon Holidays nationwide
28 – 29 Tazaungdine Festival of Light with robe weaving competition on the 28th
29 Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda (Golden Rock) Festival
29 Full Moon Day of Tazaungmon nationwide

DECEMBER
09 National day nationwide
25 Christmas Day
29 Mount Popa Spirit Festival in Bagan
31 New Year Holiday

Festival dates in Myanmar are subject to change at anytime.

Time / Weather

Myanmar - Yangon
88°
few clouds
humidity: 48%
wind: 7mph WNW
H 77 • L 75
87°
Tue
88°
Wed
87°
Thu
89°
Fri
Myanmar - Bagan
85°
light rain
humidity: 65%
wind: 5mph ENE
H 75 • L 75
84°
Tue
85°
Wed
77°
Thu
87°
Fri
Myanmar - Mandalay
84°
few clouds
humidity: 39%
wind: 6mph WNW
H 74 • L 72
82°
Tue
82°
Wed
82°
Thu
82°
Fri
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