Public Holidays in Malawi in 2019

Malawi Upcoming Holidays in Malawi

Note Observance of fasting during the month of Ramadan is currently in effect. This may affect the length of working hours.

Eid ul-Fitr
Eid al-Fitr

4 June 2019 This National holiday is in 15 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Independence Day
Independence Day

6 July 2019 This National holiday is in 47 days. Marks Malawi's independence from the United Kingdom in 1964

Independence Day Holiday
Independence Day Holiday

8 July 2019 This National holiday is in 49 days. Monday is a Public Holiday as Independence Day falls on a Saturday in 2019

Malawi List of national public holidays of Malawi in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Tuesday January 15 John Chilembwe Day 15 January or following Monday
Sunday March 03 Martyrs' Day 3 March or following Monday
Monday March 04 Martyrs' Day Holiday Holiday as Martyr's Day falls on a Sunday in 2019
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 Labour Day International Workers Day
Tuesday May 14 Kamuzu Day
Tuesday June 04 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Saturday July 06 Independence Day National Day of Malawi
Monday July 08 Independence Day Holiday Holiday as Independence Day falls on a Saturday in 2019
Tuesday October 15 Mother's Day World Rural Women's Day
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Boxing Day


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  • If the date falls on a weekend, the holiday is observed on the following Monday.

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