Here Is A List Of Dry Days In 2023. Hello Friends, Stock Up Karlo!

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
Here Is A List Of Dry Days In 2023. Hello Friends, Stock Up Karlo!

A ‘dry day’ is a day when the government prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages in shops, bars, clubs, and other similar places. The reason can be special occasions or national festivals. During elections, the states concerned also observe dry days. Imagine you have planned a huge party only to realise later that it’s a dry day. Scary, isn’t it? Well, do not worry; here is a list of dry days in 2023 for you to bookmark to help you plan your parties better.

Dry Days In 2023 


The first month of 2023 has 3 dry days. 

January 14: Makar Sankranti

January 26: Republic Day

January 20: Martyrs’ Day (Death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi)


February too has 3 dry days. 

February 15: Swami Dayanand Swami Jayanti

February 18: Mahashivratri

February 19: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti


March has only 2 dry days. 

March 8: Holi 

March 30: Ram Navami

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This month has the  highest number of dry days in 2023.

April 4: Mahavir Jayanti

April 7: Good Friday

April 14: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti

April 22: Eid-Ul-Fitr


This month begins with a dry day.

May 1: Maharashtra Day


Only one day in June is dry day. 

June 29: Ashadi Ekadashi


2 dry days in July. 

July 3: Guru Purnima

July 29: Muharram


August has 1 dry day.

August 15: Independence Day


This month has 3 dry days.

September 6: Janmashtami

September 19: Ganesh Chaturthi

September 28: Eid-E-Milad & Anant Chaturdashi


This month, just like April, has 4 dry days. 

October 2: Gandhi Jayanti (Mahatma Gandhi’s Birth Anniversary)

October 8: Prohibition Week in Maharashtra

October 24: Dussehra

October 28: Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti


This month has only 3 dry days.

November 12: Diwali

November 23: Kartiki Ekadashi

November 27: Guru Nanak Jayanti


Only one day!

December 25: Christmas

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So friends, make sure you avoid last minute scramble, disappointments and shame by bookmarking these dates and stocking up!

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Bookmak the dates now!

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