Public Holidays in Kenya in 2017

Kenya Upcoming Public Holidays in Kenya

Good Friday
Good Friday

14 April 2017 This National holiday is in 16 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Easter Monday
Easter Monday

17 April 2017 This National holiday is in 19 days. Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Re...

Labour Day
Labour Day

1 May 2017 This National holiday is in 33 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Kenya List of National Public holidays of Kenya in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Monday January 02 Jan 2 New Years Holiday Public Holiday as New Years Day falls on a Sunday
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday International Catholic holiday
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day
Thursday June 01 Jun 1 Madaraka Day commemorates the day that Kenya attained internal self-rule in 1963
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Idd-Ul-Adha Feast of the Sacrifice
Friday October 20 Oct 20 Mashujaa Day Honours all those who contributed towards the struggle for independence
Tuesday December 12 Dec 12 Jamhuri Day Marks the date of Kenya's establishment as a republic on 12 December 1964
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day Celebrated on 26th December.


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  • Holidays falling on Sunday are observed the following Monday

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