Myanmar 2021

2021 events are subject to Covid-19 restrictions

JANUARY
01 New Year’s Day
04 Independence Day
13 Kayin New Year Day
13 – 16 Naga New Year Festival
22 – 27 Ananda Pagoda Festival in Bagan

FEBRUARY
12 Union Day
12 – 26 Mahaumuni Pagoda Festival (very crowded)
18 – 26 Nyan Taw Pagoda Festival (Shwe Myin Tin Pagoda) in Pyin Oo Lwin
21 – 27 Golden Hilltop Festival (Kyaik Khauk Pagoda Festival) in Syriam (near Yangon)

MARCH
02 Peasants’ Day nationwide
18 – 27 Shwedagon Pagoda Festival in Yangon (extremely crowded)
20 – 27 Indawgyi Festival in Hopin (near Myitkyina)
25 – 27 Pindaya Cave Festival in Pindaya
25 – 27 Kekku Pagoda Festival at Kakka (Inle)
27 Tabaung Full Moon Day
27 Armed Forces Day
27 – 31 Shwe Saryan Pagoda Festival at Shwe Saryan Village Mandalay

APRIL
01 – 04 Shwe Saryan Pagoda Festival continues
13 – 16 Thingyan Holiday (Water Festival) nationwide
17 Myanmar New Year
21 – 30 Shwemawdaw Pagoda Festival

MAY
01 Labor Day
10 Popa Ceremony in Bagan (very crowded)
20 – 25 Sand Pagoda Festival in Mandalay
25 Full Moon of Kason nationwide

JULY
14 – 24  Chinlone Wicker Ball Festival
19  Martyr’s Day nationwide
23 Full moon of Waso nationwide

AUGUST
10 – 15 Shwe Kyun Pin Festival in Mandalay
15 – 22 Taung Pyone Festival in Mandalay

SEPTEMBER
24 – 30 Bo Bo Gyi Spirit Festival at Taungthaman near Mandalay

OCTOBER
06 – 25 Inle Lake Festival at Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda (one of the most popular festivals in Myanmar & very crowded)
16 – 20 Indein Pagoda Festival at Inle Lake
19 – 21 Full Moon Day of Thadingyut & Thadingyut Holidays nationwide
19 – 21 Dancing Elephant Festival at Kyauk Se (near Mandalay)
19 – 21 Thandingyut Light Festival nationwide

NOVEMBER
12 – 18 Balloon Festival in Taunggyi
15 – 18 Shwezigon Pagoda Festival in Bagan
17 – 18 Full Moon of Tazaungmon & Tazaungmon Holidays nationwide
17 – 18 Tazaungdine Festival of Light with Robe Weaving competition on the 17th
18 Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda (Golden Rock) Festival
21 National Day nationwide

DECEMBER
18 Mount Popa Spirit Festival in Bagan
25 Christmas Day
31 New Year Holiday

Festival dates in Myanmar are subject to change at anytime.

Time / Weather

Myanmar - Yangon
88°
haze
humidity: 51%
wind: 6mph SW
H 82 • L 76
88°
Sat
90°
Sun
88°
Mon
90°
Tue
Myanmar - Bagan
80°
broken clouds
humidity: 74%
wind: 3mph E
H 82 • L 77
90°
Sat
88°
Sun
85°
Mon
86°
Tue
Myanmar - Mandalay
81°
few clouds
humidity: 47%
wind: 5mph N
H 76 • L 72
84°
Sat
84°
Sun
86°
Mon
85°
Tue
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