Public Holidays in Kenya in 2019

Kenya Upcoming Public Holidays in Kenya

Good Friday
Good Friday

19 April 2019 This National holiday is in 31 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Easter Monday
Easter Monday

22 April 2019 This National holiday is in 34 days. Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Re...

Labour Day
May Day

1 May 2019 This National holiday is in 43 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Kenya List of National Public holidays of Kenya in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Friday April 19 Good Friday International Catholic holiday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 Labour Day
Saturday June 01 Madaraka Day commemorates the day that Kenya attained internal self-rule in 1963
Wednesday June 05 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Monday August 12 Idd-ul-Azha* The Feast of the Sacrifice
Thursday October 10 Moi Day
Monday October 21 Mashujaa Day Holiday
Sunday October 27 Diwali** The Festival of Lights
Thursday December 12 Jamhuri Day Marks the date of Kenya's establishment as a republic on 12 December 1964
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Boxing Day Celebrated on 26th December.


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  • 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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