Zambia has a total of 20 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 downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Weekday Date
New Year
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday January 1
International Women's Day
Friday March 8
Youth Day
Tuesday March 12
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday April 19
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 21
Easter Monday
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Monday April 22
Labour Day
Wednesday May 1
Mother's Day
Sunday May 12
Africa Freedom Day
Saturday May 25
Father's Day
Sunday June 16
June Solstice
Friday June 21
Heroes' Day
Monday July 1
Unity Day
Tuesday July 2
Farmers' Day
Monday August 5
September Equinox
Monday September 23
Prayer Day
Friday October 18
Independence Day
Thursday October 24
December Solstice
Sunday December 22
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday December 25