The Democratic Republic of The Congo has a total of 21 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Weekday Date Type
New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday January 1 National holiday
Martyrs of Independence Day
Thursday January 4 National holiday
Anniversary of President Laurent Kabila’s Assassination
Tuesday January 16 National holiday
Anniversary of Prime Minister Patrice Emery Lumumba’s Assassination
Wednesday January 17 National holiday
Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Wednesday February 14 Observance
International Women's Day
Thursday March 8 Observance
March Equinox
Tuesday March 20 Season
International Francophonie Day
Tuesday March 20 Observance
Education Day
Monday April 30 Observance
May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Tuesday May 1 National holiday
Liberation Day
Thursday May 17 National holiday
June Solstice
Thursday June 21 Season
Music Festival
Thursday June 21 Observance
Independence Day
Saturday June 30 National holiday
Parents' Day
Wednesday August 1 National holiday
September Equinox
Sunday September 23 Season
World Tourism Day
Thursday September 27 Observance
December Solstice
Friday December 21 Season
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday December 24 Observance
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 25 National holiday
New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday December 31 Observance