Holiday Guide for Kenya in 2022

Kenya 2022
Kenya
2022

Kenya information

Population: 53.77m
Capital: Nairobi
Calling Code: (254)
Time Zone: +3 UTC
Currency: Kenyan shilling
Language: English

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List of National Holidays in Kenya in 2022

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Kenya: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Kenya: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

Kenya: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

President Kibaki State Funeral

 Long Weekend! 
President Kibaki State Funeral

Kenya: A national holiday in honour of former President Mwai Kibaki on his state funeral.

Labour Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Labour Day (in lieu)

Kenya: As Labour Day falls on a Sunday in 2022, the following Monday will be a public holiday.

Idd-ul-Fitr


Idd-ul-Fitr

Kenya: The festival of Idd-ul-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Madaraka Day


Madaraka Day

Kenya: Commemorates the day that Kenya attained internal self-rule in 1963

Idd-ul-Azha


Idd-ul-Azha

Kenya: Commemorates the Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God

Idd-ul-Azha (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Idd-ul-Azha (in lieu)

Kenya: Commemorates the Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God

Public Holiday


Public Holiday

Kenya: A public holiday to allow Kenyans to participate in the General Election.

Public Holiday


Public Holiday

Kenya: A public holiday will be observed for the inauguration day of the Kenyan president-elect.

Utamaduni Day

 Long Weekend! 
Utamaduni Day

Kenya: A day set aside to celebrate the country’s rich cultural diversity and heritage.

Mashujaa Day


Mashujaa Day

Kenya: October 20th honours all those who contributed towards the struggle for independence

Jamhuri Day

 Long Weekend! 
Jamhuri Day

Kenya: Marks the date of Kenya's establishment as a republic on December 12th 1964

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Kenya: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Boxing Day

 Long Weekend! 
Boxing Day

Kenya: The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.

Christmas Day (in lieu)


Christmas Day (in lieu)

Kenya: As Christmas Day falls on a Sunday in 2022, the following Tuesday will be a public holiday.

Notes

  • Holidays falling on Sunday are observed the following Monday
  • * public holidays for all persons belonging to the Islamic faith.
  • ** public holidays for all persons belonging to the Hindu faith.