Public Holidays in Tanzania in 2019

Tanzania Upcoming Holidays in Tanzania

Maulid Day
Maulud Nabi

21 November 2018 This National holiday is in 5 days. Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of...

Independence Day
Independence Day

9 December 2018 This National holiday is in 23 days. Celebrate independence from British rule in 1961

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2018 This National holiday is in 39 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

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 End of Ramadan
Sunday July 07 Saba Saba Day
Thursday August 08 Nane Nane (Farmer's) Day Peasants' Day
Monday August 12 Eid El Haj Sacrifice Feast
Monday October 14 Mwalimu Nyerere Day
Sunday November 10 Maulid Day
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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