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Dry Days in India 2023 List: Get Full Calendar With Dates When Alcohol Will Not Be Available for Sale in Liquor Stores, Pubs & Bars Across the Country

The new year 2023 is here, and with it comes the excitement for another year filled with new opportunities to create happy memories across various festivals and occasions. The New Year also brings a renewed list of dry days that people like to keep track of to ensure their celebrations are unhindered. While we are all aware of national holidays like Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti — when alcohol is unavailable at restaurants and bars — other festivals are observed as dry days in various parts of the country. A handy Dry Days In India 2023 list is sure to help ensure your plans for the year are unhindered. Dry Days in Delhi 2023 List: Check Complete Calendar With Festivals and Dates When Alcohol Is Not for Sale in the Capital City of India.

Dry Days, as the name suggests, are days when alcohol is not available in public spaces. From bars and pubs to liquor stores, all the stores are closed or cannot serve alcohol. In addition to the national dry days, which are observed during festivals like Diwali, Makar Sankranti, etc., there are other festivals and events observed as dry days in specific states. For example, May 1, Maharashtra Day, is a dry day in the state. Similarly, Guru Purnima, which will be celebrated on July 3, is also a dry day in Delhi and Maharashtra. Dry Days in 2023 in Mumbai: Check Full Calendar With Dates When Alcohol Will Not Be Available for Sale in Liquor Stores, Pubs & Bars in India’s Economic Capital.

Complete List of Dry Days in India 2023

Date Day Festival/Event States Observing Dry Day
Dry Days in January 2023

January 14, 2023 Saturday Makar Sankranti
January 26, 2023 Thursday Republic Day 
January 30, 2023 Monday Mahatma Gandhi Death Anniversary   Maharashtra
Dry Days in February 2023

February 15, 2023 Wednesday Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
February 18, 2023 Saturday Mahashivratri
February 19, 2023 Sunday Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti  Maharashtra
Dry Days in March 2023

March 8, 2023 Wednesday Holi
March 30, 2023 Thursday Ram Navami
Dry Days in April 2023

April 4, 2023 Tuesday Mahavir Jayanti
April 7, 2023 Friday Good Friday
April 14, 2023 Friday Ambedkar Jayanti
April 22, 2023 Saturday Eid ul-Fitr
Dry Days in May 2023

May 1, 2023 Monday Maharashtra Day Maharashtra
Dry Days in June 2023

June 29, 2023 Thursday Ashadi Ekadashi
Dry days in July 2023

July 3, 2023 Monday Guru Purnima  Delhi and Maharashtra
July 29, 2023 Saturday Muharram
Dry Days in August 2023

August 15, 2023 Tuesday Independence Day 
Dry Days in September 2023

September 6, 2023 Wednesday Janmashtami
September 19, 2023 Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi
September 28, 2023 Thursday Anant Chaturdashi & Eid-e-Milad
Dry days in October 2023

October 2, 2023 Monday Gandhi Jayanti 
October 8, 2023 Sunday Prohibition Week Maharashtra
October 24, 2023 Tuesday Dussehra 
October 28, 2023 Saturday Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti
Dry Days in November 2023

November 12, 2023 Sunday Diwali
November 23, 2023 Thursday Kartiki Ekadashi 
November 27, 2023 Monday Guru Nanak Jayanti 
Dry Days in December 2023

December 25, 2023 Monday Christmas 

We hope this list helps you plan for your parties and plans in the coming year! Happy New Year, 2023!

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jan 06, 2023 02:26 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).