cambodia public holiday 2024
Updated on: September 6, 2023, 2:02 a.m.
Published on: August 15, 2023, 3:16 a.m.

Cambodia's 2024 Public Holiday Calendar Announced

The Royal Cambodian Government recently signed a sub-decree announcing the public holidays for 2024. One of the most significant changes is the extension of the Khmer New Year holiday. Traditionally spanning three consecutive days, next year's celebration will now encompass four days.

Below is a chart displaying the dates and holidays for 2024


Public Holiday 

January 1 (Monday) International New Year's Day
January 7 (Sunday) Victory over Genocide Day
March 8 (Friday)

International Women's Day

April 13-16 (Saturday, Sunday, Monday & Tuesday) Khmer New Year's Day
May 1 (Wednesday) International Labor Day
May 14 (Tuesday) King's Birthday, Norodom Sihamoni
May 22 (Wednesday) Visak Bochea Day
May 26 (Sunday) Royal Plowing Ceremony
June 18 (Tuesday) Queen Mother's Birthday, Norodom Monineath Sihanouk
September 24 (Tuesday) Constitutional Day
October 1-3 (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday) Pchum Ben 
October 15 (Tuesday) Commemoration Day of King's Father, Norodom Sihanouk
October 29 (Tuesday) King's Coronation Day, Norodom Sihamoni
November 9 (Saturday) Independence Day
November 14-16 (Thursday, Friday & Saturday) Water Festival Ceremony