Public Holidays in Uganda in 2016

Uganda Upcoming Holidays in Uganda

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This National holiday is in 19 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Boxing Day
Boxing Day

26 December 2016 This National holiday is in 20 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

New Years Day
New Years Day

1 January 2017 This National holiday is in 26 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Uganda List of National Public holidays of Uganda in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Tuesday January 26 Jan 26 NRM Liberation Day
Tuesday February 16 Feb 16 Archbishop Janani Luwum Day New holiday from 2016
Thursday February 18 Feb 18 Public Holiday Voting in the presidential polls
Wednesday February 24 Feb 24 Public Holiday Voting in the local government elections
Tuesday March 08 Mar 8 Womens Day
Friday March 25 Mar 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday March 28 Mar 28 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Sunday May 01 May 1 Labor Day
Thursday May 12 May 12 Public Holiday Swearing in of Ugandan President
Friday June 03 Jun 3 Martyr's Day
Thursday June 09 Jun 9 National Heroes Day
Thursday July 07 Jul 7 Eid-Ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Monday September 12 Sep 12 Eid Al-Adha Feast of the Sacrifice
Sunday October 09 Oct 9 Independence Day
Sunday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Monday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day


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