Public Holidays in Tanzania in 2019

Tanzania Upcoming Holidays in Tanzania

Karume Day
Karume Day

7 April 2019 This National holiday is in 12 days. Commemorates the assassination of Zanzibari President Abeid Karume in 1972

Good Friday
Good Friday

19 April 2019 This National holiday is in 24 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday

21 April 2019 This National holiday is in 26 days. On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Jesus Christ after his c...

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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