Public Holidays in Tanzania in 2018

Tanzania Upcoming Holidays in Tanzania

Eid El Haj
Eid al-Adha

22 August 2018 This National holiday is in 2 days. The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar.

Mwalimu Nyerere Day
Mwalimu Nyerere Day

14 October 2018 This National holiday is in 55 days. Commemorates the death of Julius Nyerere, the father of the nation, in 1999

Maulid Day
Maulud Nabi

21 November 2018 This National holiday is in 93 days. Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of...

Tanzania List of national public holidays of Tanzania in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Friday January 12 Zanzibar Revolution Day
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 01 Easter Sunday
Monday April 02 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Saturday April 07 Karume Day
Thursday April 26 Union Day
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day
Friday June 15 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Saturday June 16 Eid El Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Saturday July 07 Saba Saba Day
Wednesday August 08 Nane Nane (Farmer's) Day Peasants' Day
Wednesday August 22 Eid El Haj Sacrifice Feast
Sunday October 14 Mwalimu Nyerere Day
Wednesday November 21 Maulid Day
Sunday December 09 Independence Day
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday 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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