Mali has a total of 17 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.
Army Day
Monday, January 20, 2020 Army Day is a public holiday in Mali
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Mali (Bamako)
Martyrs' Day
Thursday, March 26, 2020 Martyrs' Day is a public holiday in Mali
Easter Monday
Monday, April 13, 2020 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Workers' Day
Friday, May 1, 2020 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Eid al-Fitr
Sunday, May 24, 2020 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.
Africa Day
Monday, May 25, 2020 Africa Day is a public holiday in Mali
Whit Monday
Monday, June 1, 2020 Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday that falls on the day after Pentecost, which is also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday.
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Mali (Bamako)
Eid al-Adha
Friday, July 31, 2020 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
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in Mali (Bamako)
Independence Day
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Independence Day is a public holiday in Mali
The Prophet's Birthday
Thursday, October 29, 2020 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
Baptism of the Prophet
Thursday, November 5, 2020 Baptism of the Prophet is a public holiday in Mali
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in Mali (Bamako)
Christmas Day
Friday, December 25, 2020 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.