Festivals in Myanmar
Date   Public holidays, Festivals and Events  Tip 
3-Sep-2009   Fullmoon day of Thawthalin   
19-Sep-2009 6-Oct-2009 Phaung Daw Oo Festival at Inle Lake -best days; Boat Race 25,Sep 2009 and 6, Oct 2009 smile-iconsmile-icon
28-Sep-2009  17-Oct-2009  Mya Tha Lun Pagoda Festival in Magwe 
28-Sep-2009  3-Oct-2009  Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda Festival in Mandalay 
2-Oct-2009  3-Oct-2009  Dancing Elephants Festival in Kyaukse, best day 1 day before full moon!  smile-icon
3-Oct-2009   Fullmoon Day of Thadingyut, Festival of lights
2-Oct-2009  4-Oct-2009 Thadingyut, Festival of Lights, all over the country   smile-icon
2-Oct-2009  3-Oct-2009 Shin Pyin Sarko Pagoda Festival in Salay, near Bagan   -
3-Oct-2009  4-Oct-2009 Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival in Kyaikhtiyo   smile-icon
2-Oct-2009  3-Oct-2009 Festival of Lights at Kaunghmudaw Pagoda in Sagaing   smile-icon
28-Oct-2009  8-Nov-2009 Shwezigon Pagoda Festival in Bagan   
30-Oct-2009  1-Nov-2009  Po Win Taung Cave Festival near Monywa, Sagaing Division  
1-Nov-2009 Fullmoon Day of Tazaungmon, Tazaung Daing Festival   -
27-Oct-2009  2-Nov-2009  Hot Air Balloon Festival in Taunggyi smile-iconsmile-icon 
27-Oct-2009  1-Nov-2009  Light Festival at Kaunghmudaw Pagoda in Sagaing smile-icon 
31-Oct-2009  1-Nov-2009  Robe weaving contest, all over the country  -
30-Oct-2009  1-Nov-2009 Balloon Festival in Kalaw, (much smaller than in Taunggyi)   
31-Oct-2009  1-Nov-2009  Robe weaving contest, Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon   smile-icon
27-Oct-2009  1-Nov-2009   Kaunghmudaw Pagoda Festival in Sagaing  
1-Dec- 2009 Popa Nat Festival, Mt. Popa, near Bagan  smile-icon 
31-Oct-2009  1-Nov-2009   Shin Marley Pagoda Festival in Thazi  -
   Alo Taw Pyi Pagoda Festival in Bagan   
11-Nov-2009 National Day   
  1-Dec-2009  Fullmoon day of Nadaw  
    9000 Lightning Candles Festival in Koe Htat Gyi Paya, Yangon  
16-Dec-2009  Kayin New Year Day, 1st waxing day of Pyatho
  25-Dec-2009  Christmas Day  
  28-Dec-2009  Akha New Year festival in Kyaingtong smile-icon
 23-Dec-2009 7-Jan-2010   Ananda Pagoda Festival in Bagan, best day: fullmoon day of Pyatho(30-Dec-2009) smile-icon
  30-Dec-09  Full-moon day of Pyatho -
4-Jan-2010  Independence Day -
8-Jan-2010  Kayah State Day -
 5-Jan-2010  11-Jan-2010  Manao Festival in Myitkyina in Kachin State, best day 11, January! smile-icon
  10-Jan-2010  Kachin State Day in Myitkyina and Bhamo
  1-Feb-2010  Feast of Shan Harvest Day
 12-Jan-2010  16-Jan-2010  Naga New Year Festival in Lahe, Sagaing Division smile-icon
 7-Feb-2010  Shan States Day, Taunggyi & Lashio, Shan State  -
12-Feb-2010  Union Day (Panglong Treaty in 1947)
  29-Jan-2010  Full-moon day of Thabodwe  -
 28-Feb-2010  29-Feb-2010  Bon Fire Ceremenoy in Pyay -
 28-Feb-2010  29-Feb-2010  Kyaik Khauk Pagoda Festival near Thanlyin, near Yangon -
 28-Feb-2010 29-Feb-2010  Nhtet Pyit Taung Festival in Bagan  
 22-Jan-2010 6-Feb-2010  Mahamuni Pagoda Festival in Mandalay, best day: Full-moon day of Tabodwe(29.Jan.2010) -
 12-Feb-2010  27-Feb-2010  Maw Tin Zun Pagoda Festival, in the Ayeyarwaddy Delta (Mawdin Point) -
 17-Feb-2010  27.Feb-2010  Shwe Myitzu Pagoda Festival at Indawgyi Lake smile-iconsmile-icon
  20-Feb-2010  Chin National Day in Haka and Mindat, Chin State  
  2-Mar-2010  Peasant's Day, "Farmer's Day" -
 21-Feb-2010  27-Feb-2010  Pyi Daw Pyan Festival in Zalun, Ayeyarwaddy Division -
 22-Feb-2010  27-Feb-2010  Thon Ba Hla Festival in Inwa (Ava) -
 27-Feb-2010  Fullmoon Day of Tabaung  
23-Feb-2010   27-Feb-2010  Baw Gyo Pagoda Festival in Hsipaw, Shan State smile-icon
 25-Feb-2010  27-Feb-2010 Pindaya Cave festival in Pindaya  smile-icon
12-Feb-2010   27-Feb-2010 Pa Khan Gyi Festival, Yezagyo, near Pakkoku, Magwe Division  -
 27-Feb-2010  Nay Win Taung Pagoda Festival, Pyin Oo Lwin -
 16-Mar-2010  21-Mar-2010  A Nauk A May Gyi Festival, near Yinmarpin, Sagaing Division -
 21-Mar-2010  28-Mar-2010  A Lan Bo Bo Gyi Festival, near Monywa -
 25-Feb-2010  28-Feb-2010  Kekku Pagoda Festival near Taunggyi, Shan State -
  27-Feb-2010 Kyundaw Island Festival on Kyundaw Island, opposite Shwegu  -
13-Feb-2010  27-Feb-2010  Shwe Za Yan Pagoda Festival near Mandalay -
 26-Feb-2010 27-Feb-2010  Zwe Kabin Hill (Zwegabin) Festival near Hpa An, Mon State -
 22-Mar-2010 17-Apr-2010  Shwemandaw Pagoda Festival in Bago smile-icon 
  27-Mar-2010  Armed Forces Day -
  29-Mar-2010  Fullmoon day of Tagu  
 13-Apr-2010  16-Apr-2010  Thingyan Festival, all over the country smile-iconsmile-icon
  17-Apr-2010  Myanmar New Year Day  
  17-Apr-2010  Thanaka Grinding Event in Sittwe  
 31-Mar-2010  1-Apr-2010  Sand Stupa event in Min Htar Su Qtr, Mandalay  -
  14-Apr-2010  Rocket Festival in Thayagone Village, 2 days after dark moon  -
  1-May-2010  World Workers' Day  -
  24-Apr-2010  Sand Stupa event, Yahai Quarter, Mandalay  -
26-Apr-2010   27-Apr-2010  Sand Stupa event, Pa Le Ngwe Yaung, Mandalay  
  27-Apr-2010  Shite Thaung Pagoda Festival in Mrauk U smile-icon 
  27-Apr-2010  Fullmoon Day of Kason, Bo-Tree watering, all over the country  -
  27-Apr-2010  Bo-Tree watering at Kaunghmudaw Pagoda in Sagaing smile-icon 
 26-Apr-2010  27-Apr-2010  Sand Stupa Event in Twante, Yangon Division -
  27-May-2010  Popa Ceremony, Mt. Popa near Bagan -
 26-Apr-2010  27-Apr-2010 Shwe Kyet Yet Pagoda Festival in Amarapura  -
  27-Apr-2010  Vesakha Festival at Shwemokhtaw Pagoda in Pathein -
  27-Apr-2010  Shit Myat Nar Pagoda Festival in Bagan  
  27-Apr-2010  Kaba Aye Pagoda Festival in Yangon  
  27-May-2010  Fullmoon day of Nayon
 20-May-2010 4-Jun-2010   Thihoshin Pagoda Festival in Pakokku -
 4-Aug-2010 11-Aug-2010   Mahamuni Waso Festival (Chin Lone Competition) in Mandalay
  26-Jul-2010  Fullmoon Day of Waso, celebrationa all over the country  -
 20-May-2010  4-Jun-2010  Thihoshin Pagoda Festival in Pakokku  -
 4-Aug-2010 11-Aug-2010  Mahamuni Waso Festival (Chin Lone Competition) in Mandalay  -
13-Aug-2010  19-Aug-2010   Shwe Kyun Bin Tree Spirit Ceremony in Mingun  
26-Jul-2010   9-Aug-2010  Waso Festival in Paleik near Mandalay  -
22-Aug-2010  25-Aug-2010   Taung Pyone Nat Festival in Taung Pyone, Mandalay Division  
  19-Jul-2010  Martyr's Day  
24-Aug-2010   25-Aug-2010  Mya Zedi Pagoda Festival in Bagan  
  25-Aug-2010  Fish feeding ceremony in Pwin Bu near Pyay  
 25-Aug-2010  2-Sep-2010  Law Ka Nandar Pagoda Festival in Bagan  
 2-Sep-2010  8-Sep-2010  Yadana Gu Nat Festival in Amarapura smile-icon
  25-Aug-2010  Fullmoon day of Wagaung
  25-Sep-2010  Boe-Min-Gaung Memorial Day, Mt. Popa, 2nd waning day of Thawthalin  

Myanmar Festivals are mostly based on burmese calendar!
Dates changes according to full moon / dark moon dates every year!
All Dates may change without prior notice!

Gazetted Holidays in Myanmar 2010  
4-Jan 2010 Independence Day
12-Feb 2010 Union Day
2-Mar 2010 Peasant's Day
24-Mar 2010 Full-moon Day of Tabaung
27-Mar 2010 Armed Forces Day
13.-16. Apr 2010 Thingyan Festival
17-Apr 2010 Myanmar New Year
1-May 2010 World Worker's Day
22-May 2010 Full-moon Day of Kason
19-Jul 2010 Martyr's Day
20-Jul 2010 Beginning of Buddhist Lent, Full-moon Day of Waso
17-Oct 2010 End of Buddhist Lent
15-Nov 2010 Full-moon Day of Tazaung Mone
25-Nov 2010 National Day
25-Dec 2010 Christmas Day
30-Dec 2010 Kayin New Year Day, 1st waxing day of Pyatho