Vietnam's School, Public Holidays

Here's a look at the international school and public holidays that you can expect in 2023. Some of the dates may vary according to your school's own calendar, so make sure you check with the school before booking any flights!
Vietnam's School, Public Holidays
By Carli Allan
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Here’s a schedule of international school holidays as well as public holidays in 2023. Do bear in mind that some of the school holidays may differ.

These are the dates however that you can pencil in your diaries so you can start planning your mini-breaks and long summer holidays from... now!

2023 Vietnam public holidays

New Year's Day: January 1

New Year's Day holiday: January 2

Tet Holiday: January 23-26

Hung Kings Commemoration Day: April 19

Reunification Day:  April 30

Labor Day:  May 1

Independence Day:  September 1-4

2023-24 Vietnam school holidays

Spring Half Term

Half term holidays are dependent on your school but they will mostly fall between February 12th and 20th, which includes the Lunar New Year holidays.

April Holidays

Anniversary of King Hung and Reunification Day will together make for holidays from April 25 to 30 2023.

May Holiday

Schools across Vietnam will be closed on Labor Day in May.

Summer Holidays

Depending upon the school, the last day of this academic year is expected to be June 15. The summer holiday will run until August 7.

National Day Holidays

Schools will be closed on September 2 and 3 2023

End of Term 1 Holidays

This is scheduled between October 15 and 21 2023.

Christmas Holidays

The Christmas holidays or winter break will start from December 17 and run until January 9, 2024.


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