Avoid catching the usually bustling Kochi / Cochin napping through the list of public holidays mentioned in this article…

Cochin Holidays

Cochin HolidaysImagine arriving at Kochi in Kerala only to find this exotic port city napping, which it occasionally does during the holidays. Wouldn't it just kill all the fun and excitement you imagined experiencing before departing for Cochin? Yes, it awfully would! So it's always advisable that you once check out the list of Cochin public holidays while you are still cooking up a plan to travel to the city. However, there are also certain holidays, like Onam festival, when the entire state is in a festive mood.

Quite contrarily, if you visit Kochi during such holidays, it will turn out to be quite an experience. Since Kochi or Cochin is located in the South Indian state of Kerala, the public holidays of the city will be the same as the state. Here's a list of different occasions / festivities, when Kochi observes holidays. The point to be noted here is that all these occasions may or may not fall on the same date every year. Some of these are government holidays and thus apply only to enterprises under its purview.

National Holidays in Cochin
  • Republic Day
  • Independence Day
  • Gandhi Jayanthi
Public Holidays in Cochin
  • Id-ul-Azha (Bakrid)
  • Muharram
  • Milad-I-Sherif (Birthday of Prophet Mohammed)
  • Maundy
  • Good Friday
  • Vishu
  • May Day
  • Karkadavavu
  • First Onam
  • Thiru Onam
  • Third Onam
  • Fourth Onam
  • Sree Krishna Jayanthi
  • Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day
  • Vijayadasami
  • Deepavali
  • Id-ul-Fitr (Ramzan)
  • Christmas
  • Shivratri
  • Mahanavami
  • Id-ul-Azha (Bakrid)