Public Holidays in Tanzania in 2016

Tanzania List of national public holidays of Tanzania in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 New Years Day
Tuesday January 12 Zanzibar Revolution Day
Friday March 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday March 27 Easter Sunday Good Friday work-free for Protestants
Monday March 28 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Thursday April 07 Karume Day
Tuesday April 26 Union Day
Sunday May 01 Labour Day
Wednesday July 06 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Thursday July 07 Saba Saba Day
Monday August 08 Nane Nane (Farmer's) Day Peasants' Day
Monday September 12 Eid El Haj Sacrifice Feast
Friday October 14 Mwalimu Nyerere Day
Friday December 09 Independence Day
Monday December 12 Maulid Day
Sunday December 25 Christmas Day
Monday December 26 Boxing Day


National Holiday


  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given

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