Lesotho has a total of 15 holidays in 2019. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Moshoeshoe's Birthday
Monday, March 11, 2019 Moshoeshoe's Birthday is a public holiday in Lesotho
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in Lesotho (Maseru)
Good Friday
Friday, April 19, 2019 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 22, 2019 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
May Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Africa/Heroes Day
Saturday, May 25, 2019 Africa/Heroes Day is a public holiday in Lesotho
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 30, 2019 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in Lesotho (Maseru)
King's Birthday
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 King's Birthday is a public holiday in Lesotho
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019 September Equinox in Lesotho (Maseru)
Independence Day
Friday, October 4, 2019 Independence Day is a public holiday in Lesotho
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in Lesotho (Maseru)
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Thursday, December 26, 2019 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Lesotho