Uganda has a total of 21 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.
Liberation Day
Saturday, January 26, 2019 Liberation Day is a public holiday in Uganda
Remembrance of Archbishop Janani Luwum
Saturday, February 16, 2019 Remembrance of Archbishop Janani Luwum is a public holiday in Uganda
International Women's Day
Friday, March 8, 2019 International Women's Day is a public holiday in Uganda
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in Uganda (Mexico City)
Good Friday
Friday, April 19, 2019 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 22, 2019 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Labour Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 12, 2019 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Martyr's Day
Monday, June 3, 2019 Martyr's Day is a public holiday in Uganda
Eid al-Fitr
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 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.
National Heroes Day
Sunday, June 9, 2019 National Heroes Day is a public holiday in Uganda
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in Uganda (Mexico City)
Father's Day
Friday, June 21, 2019 Father's Day is a observance in Uganda
Eid al-Adha
Sunday, August 11, 2019 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.
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019 September Equinox in Uganda (Mexico City)
Independence Day
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Independence Day is a public holiday in Uganda
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in Uganda (Mexico City)
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 Uganda