Public Holidays in Tanzania in 2016

Tanzania Upcoming Holidays in Tanzania

Independence Day
Independence Day

9 December 2016 This National holiday is in 45 days. Celebrate independence from British rule in 1961

Maulid Day
Maulid Day

12 December 2016 This National holiday is in 48 days. Celebrated by the Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third mont...

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This National holiday is in 61 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Tanzania List of national public holidays of Tanzania in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Tuesday January 12 Jan 12 Zanzibar Revolution Day
Friday March 25 Mar 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday March 27 Mar 27 Easter Sunday Good Friday work-free for Protestants
Monday March 28 Mar 28 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Thursday April 07 Apr 7 Karume Day
Tuesday April 26 Apr 26 Union Day
Sunday May 01 May 1 Labour Day
Wednesday July 06 Jul 6 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Thursday July 07 Jul 7 Saba Saba Day
Monday August 08 Aug 8 Nane Nane (Farmer's) Day Peasants' Day
Monday September 12 Sep 12 Eid El Haj Sacrifice Feast
Friday October 14 Oct 14 Mwalimu Nyerere Day
Friday December 09 Dec 9 Independence Day
Monday December 12 Dec 12 Maulid Day
Sunday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Monday 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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