Public Holidays in Tanzania in 2017

Tanzania Upcoming Holidays in Tanzania

Christmas Day

25 December 2017 This National holiday is in 13 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Boxing Day

26 December 2017 This National holiday is in 14 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

New Year's Day

1 January 2018 This National holiday is in 20 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Tanzania List of national public holidays of Tanzania in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Thursday January 12 Zanzibar Revolution Day
Friday April 07 Karume Day
Friday April 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 16 Easter Sunday
Monday April 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday April 26 Union Day
Monday May 01 Labour Day
Sunday June 25 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadhan
Monday June 26 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
Friday July 07 Saba Saba Day
Tuesday August 08 Nane Nane (Farmer's) Day Peasants Day
Friday September 01 Eid El Haj Sacrifice Feast. Date to be confirmed
Saturday October 14 Mwalimu Nyerere Day
Thursday November 30 Maulid Day
Saturday December 09 Independence Day
Monday December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday 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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