Tanzania, United Republic of has a total of 23 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|
|Zanzibar Revolution Day
||Friday||January 12||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|
||Saturday||April 7||National holiday|
||Thursday||April 26||National holiday|
||Tuesday||May 1||National holiday|
|Eid el Fitri
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.
|Friday||June 15||National holiday|
||Saturday||July 7||National holiday|
||Wednesday||August 8||National holiday|
Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
|Wednesday||August 22||National holiday|
|Mwalimu Nyerere Day
||Sunday||October 14||National holiday|
Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
|Wednesday||November 21||National holiday|
||Sunday||December 9||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|