Public Holidays in Zambia in 2018

Zambia List of National Public holidays of Zambia in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day
Thursday March 08 Mar 8 Womens Day
Monday March 12 Mar 12 Youth Day
Friday March 30 Mar 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Saturday March 31 Mar 31 Holy Saturday
Monday April 02 Apr 2 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Tuesday May 01 May 1 Labour Day
Friday May 25 May 25 African Freedom Day
Monday July 02 Jul 2 Heroes' Day First Monday in July
Tuesday July 03 Jul 3 Unity Day Tuesday after Heroes' Day
Monday August 06 Aug 6 Farmers' Day First Monday in August
Thursday October 18 Oct 18 National Prayer Day A National Day of Prayer, Fasting and Reconciliation
Wednesday October 24 Oct 24 Independence Day
Tuesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day


National Holiday


  • Public holidays that fall on a Sunday are moved to the next Monday

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