Public Holidays in Lesotho in 2018

Lesotho Upcoming Holidays in Lesotho

Independence Day
Independence Day

4 October 2018 This National holiday is in 15 days. Basutoland gained its independence from Britain and became the Kingdom of Lesotho in 1966

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2018 This National holiday is in 97 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus the date of which according to tradition took ...

Boxing Day
Boxing Day

26 December 2018 This National holiday is in 98 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

Lesotho List of national public holidays of Lesotho in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Sunday March 11 Moshoeshoe I's Day
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 02 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Tuesday May 01 Worker's Day International Labour Day
Thursday May 10 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Friday May 25 Africa Day Heroes' Day
Tuesday July 17 King's Birthday
Thursday October 04 Independence Day
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 Boxing Day


National Holiday


  • If a public holiday falls on a weekend, it is not moved to a weekday.

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