Public Holidays in Uganda in 2018

Uganda Upcoming Holidays in Uganda

Eid Al-Adha
Eid al-Adha

22 August 2018 This National holiday is in 33 days. The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on ...

Independence Day
Independence Day

9 October 2018 This National holiday is in 81 days. Marks Independence from the United Kingdom in 1962

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2018 This National holiday is in 158 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

Uganda List of National Public holidays of Uganda in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Friday January 26 NRM Liberation Day
Friday February 16 Archbishop Janani Luwum Day New holiday from 2016
Thursday March 08 Women's Day
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 02 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Tuesday May 01 Labor Day
Sunday June 03 Martyr's Day
Saturday June 09 National Heroes Day
Friday June 15 Eid-Ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Tuesday July 10 Public Holiday Voting in the local council elections
Wednesday August 22 Eid Al-Adha Feast of the Sacrifice
Tuesday October 09 Independence Day
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 Boxing Day


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