Lesotho has a total of 15 holidays in 2020. 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
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Moshoeshoe's Birthday
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Moshoeshoe's Birthday is a public holiday in Lesotho
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Lesotho (Maseru)
Good Friday
Friday, April 10, 2020 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 13, 2020 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
May Day
Friday, May 1, 2020 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 21, 2020 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
Africa/Heroes Day
Monday, May 25, 2020 Africa/Heroes Day is a public holiday in Lesotho
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Lesotho (Maseru)
King's Birthday
Friday, July 17, 2020 King's Birthday is a public holiday in Lesotho
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in Lesotho (Maseru)
Independence Day
Sunday, October 4, 2020 Independence Day is a public holiday in Lesotho
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in Lesotho (Maseru)
Christmas Day
Friday, December 25, 2020 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Saturday, December 26, 2020 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Lesotho