Public Holidays in Kenya in 2015

Kenya List of National Public holidays of Kenya in 2015

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 01 New Years Day
Friday April 03 Good Friday International Catholic holiday
Monday April 06 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Friday May 01 Labour Day
Monday June 01 Madaraka Day commemorates the day that Kenya attained internal self-rule in 1963
Saturday July 18 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Tuesday October 20 Mashujaa Day Honours all those who contributed towards the struggle for independence
Thursday November 26 Public Holiday National Day of Prayer and Reflection
Saturday December 12 Jamhuri Day Marks the date of Kenya's establishment as a republic on 12 December 1964
Friday December 25 Christmas Day
Saturday December 26 Boxing Day Celebrated on 26th December.


National Holiday


  • Holidays falling on Sunday are observed the following Monday
  • * public holidays for all persons belonging to the Islamic faith
  • ** public holidays for all persons belonging to the Hindu faith

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