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Public Holidays in Kenya in 2019

Kenya Upcoming Public Holidays in Kenya

Madaraka Day
Madaraka Day

1 June 2019 This National holiday is in 9 days. Commemorates the day that Kenya attained internal self-rule in 1963

Eid Al Fitr
Eid al-Fitr

5 June 2019 This National holiday is in 13 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Idd-ul-Azha*
Eid al-Adha

12 August 2019 This Regional holiday is in 81 days. The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on ...

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.

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday

Notes

  • 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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