Public Holidays in Uganda in 2017

Uganda Upcoming Holidays in Uganda

Labor Day
May Day

1 May 2017 This National holiday is in 2 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Martyr's Day
Martyr's Day

3 June 2017 This National holiday is in 35 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 41 days. Honours those who have given their lives to improve the lives of people of Uganda

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


National Holiday


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

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