Rwanda has a total of 22 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.
Day After New Year's Day
Thursday, January 2, 2020 Day After New Year's Day is a public holiday in Rwanda
National Heroes' Day
Saturday, February 1, 2020 National Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Rwanda
National Heroes' Day observed
Monday, February 3, 2020 National Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Rwanda
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Rwanda (Kigali)
Tutsi Genocide Memorial Day
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 Tutsi Genocide Memorial Day is a public holiday in Rwanda
Good Friday
Friday, April 10, 2020 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Labor Day
Friday, May 1, 2020 Labor Day, or May 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.
Eid al-Fitr observed
Monday, May 25, 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.
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Rwanda (Kigali)
Independence Day
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 Independence Day is a public holiday in Rwanda
Liberation Day
Saturday, July 4, 2020 Liberation Day is a public holiday in Rwanda
Liberation Day observed
Monday, July 6, 2020 Liberation Day is a public holiday in Rwanda
Umuganura Day
Friday, August 7, 2020 Umuganura Day is a public holiday in Rwanda
Assumption of Mary
Saturday, August 15, 2020 The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.
Assumption of Mary observed
Monday, August 17, 2020 The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in Rwanda (Kigali)
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in Rwanda (Kigali)
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 Rwanda
Boxing Day observed
Monday, December 28, 2020 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Rwanda