Public Holidays in Tanzania in 2017

Tanzania List of national public holidays of Tanzania in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Thursday January 12 Jan 12 Zanzibar Revolution Day
Friday April 07 Apr 7 Karume Day
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 16 Apr 16 Easter Sunday Good Friday work-free for Protestants
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday April 26 Apr 26 Union Day
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day
Sunday June 25 Jun 25 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Friday July 07 Jul 7 Saba Saba Day
Tuesday August 08 Aug 8 Nane Nane (Farmer's) Day Peasants? Day
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Eid El Haj Sacrifice Feast
Saturday October 14 Oct 14 Mwalimu Nyerere Day
Friday December 01 Dec 1 Maulid Day
Saturday December 09 Dec 9 Independence Day
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day


National Holiday


  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given

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