Public Holidays in Tanzania in 2019

Tanzania Upcoming Holidays in Tanzania

Union Day
Union Day

26 April 2019 This National holiday is Today!. Marks the unification of Tanganyika and the People's Republic of Zanzibar in 1964

Labour Day
May Day

1 May 2019 This National holiday is in 5 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Eid ul-Fitr
Eid al-Fitr

5 June 2019 This National holiday is in 40 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Tanzania List of national public holidays of Tanzania in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Saturday January 12 Zanzibar Revolution Day
Sunday April 07 Karume Day
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 21 Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Friday April 26 Union Day
Wednesday May 01 Labour Day
Wednesday June 05 Eid ul-Fitr Subject to confirmation
Thursday June 06 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday Subject to confirmation
Sunday July 07 Saba Saba Day
Thursday August 08 Nane Nane (Farmer's) Day Peasants' Day
Monday August 12 Eid El Haj Subject to confirmation
Monday October 14 Mwalimu Nyerere Day
Sunday November 10 Maulid Day Subject to confirmation
Monday December 09 Independence Day
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday 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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