Zambia Public Holidays


Searching for the national holidays in Zambia? All public holidays in Zambia are treated like Sundays. This means that most of the Zambia employees have a day off and all schools are closed on these office holidays. If you are planning a trip to Zambia and want to know what the national and regional holidays are, check the details in the tables below.

Holidays in Zambia

List of Official Holidays in Zambia for Year 2020

# Date Holiday Day
1 January 01, 2020 New Year’s Day Wednesday
2 March 09, 2020 Women’s Day (in lieu) Monday
3 March 12, 2020 Youth Day Thursday
4 April 10, 2020 Good Friday Friday
5 April 11, 2020 Holy Saturday Saturday
6 April 13, 2020 Easter Monday Monday
7 May 01, 2020 Labour Day Friday
8 May 25, 2020 African Unity Day Monday
9 July 06, 2020 Heroes’ Day Monday
10 July 07, 2020 Unity Day Tuesday
11 August 03, 2020 Farmers’ Day Monday
12 October 19, 2020 National Prayer Day Monday
13 October 24, 2020 Independence Day Saturday
14 December 25, 2020 Christmas Day Friday

List of Official Holidays in Zambia for Year 2021

# Date Holiday Day
1 January 01, 2021 New Year’s Day Friday
2 March 08, 2021 Women’s Day Monday
3 March 12, 2021 Youth Day Friday
4 April 02, 2021 Good Friday Friday
5 April 03, 2021 Holy Saturday Saturday
6 April 05, 2021 Easter Monday Monday
7 May 01, 2021 Labour Day Saturday
8 May 25, 2021 African Unity Day Tuesday
9 July 05, 2021 Heroes’ Day Monday
10 July 06, 2021 Unity Day Tuesday
11 August 02, 2021 Farmers’ Day Monday
12 October 18, 2021 National Prayer Day Monday
13 October 24, 2021 Independence Day Sunday
14 October 25, 2021 Independence Day (in lieu) Monday
15 December 25, 2021 Christmas Day Saturday

Zambia Public Holidays

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