Public Holidays in Zambia in 2017

Zambia Upcoming Holidays in Zambia

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2017 This National holiday is in 10 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2018 This National holiday is in 17 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Womens Day
Womens Day

8 March 2018 This National holiday is in 83 days. The United Nations has declared March 8th to be a day when the world should celebrate, ...

Zambia List of National Public holidays of Zambia in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 02 New Year's Holiday Public Holiday as New Years Day falls on a Sunday
Wednesday March 08 Women's Day
Monday March 13 Youth Day Holiday Public Holiday as 12 March falls on a Sunday
Friday April 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Saturday April 15 Holy Saturday
Monday April 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 01 Labor Day
Thursday May 25 African Freedom Day
Monday July 03 Heroes' Day First Monday in July
Tuesday July 04 Unity Day Tuesday after Heroes' Day
Monday August 07 Farmers' Day First Monday in August
Wednesday October 18 National Prayer Day A National Day of Prayer, Fasting and Reconciliation
Tuesday October 24 Independence Day
Monday December 25 Christmas Day


National Holiday


  • Public holidays that fall on a Sunday are moved to the next Monday

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