Public Holidays in Uganda in 2017

Uganda Upcoming Holidays in Uganda

Martyr's Day
Martyr's Day

3 June 2017 This National holiday is in 5 days. Commemorates the death of 30 Christians who were killed for not denouncing their faith ...

National Heroes Day
National Heroes Day

9 June 2017 This National holiday is in 11 days. Honours those who have given their lives to improve the lives of people of Uganda

Eid al-Fitr

26 June 2017 This National holiday is in 28 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Uganda List of National Public holidays of Uganda in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Thursday January 26 Jan 26 NRM Liberation Day
Thursday February 16 Feb 16 Archbishop Janani Luwum Day New holiday from 2016
Wednesday March 08 Mar 8 Women's Day
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 01 May 1 Labor Day
Saturday June 03 Jun 3 Martyr's Day
Friday June 09 Jun 9 National Heroes Day
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Eid-Ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Eid Al-Adha Feast of the Sacrifice
Monday October 09 Oct 9 Independence Day
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day


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  • Public holidays that occur on a weekend remain on that date

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