Public Holidays in Zambia in 2019

Zambia List of National Public holidays of Zambia in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day
Friday March 08 Mar 8 Women's Day
Tuesday March 12 Mar 12 Youth Day
Friday April 19 Apr 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Saturday April 20 Apr 20 Holy Saturday
Monday April 22 Apr 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 May 1 Labour Day
Saturday May 25 May 25 African Freedom Day
Monday July 01 Jul 1 Heroes' Day First Monday in July
Tuesday July 02 Jul 2 Unity Day Tuesday after Heroes' Day
Monday August 05 Aug 5 Farmers' Day First Monday in August
Friday October 18 Oct 18 National Prayer Day A National Day of Prayer, Fasting and Reconciliation
Thursday October 24 Oct 24 Independence Day
Wednesday 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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