Kenya 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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|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|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||March 30||National holiday|
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
|Monday||April 2||National holiday|
|Labour Day/May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Tuesday||May 1||National holiday|
||Friday||June 1||National holiday|
Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
|Saturday||June 16||National holiday|
||Wednesday||August 22||National holiday|
||Wednesday||October 10||National holiday|
||Saturday||October 20||National holiday|
||Wednesday||November 7||National holiday|
||Wednesday||December 12||National holiday|
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||December 25||National holiday|
||Wednesday||December 26||National holiday|
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.