Uganda 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.
Liberation Day
Sunday, January 26, 2020 Liberation Day is a public holiday in Uganda
Remembrance of Archbishop Janani Luwum
Sunday, February 16, 2020 Remembrance of Archbishop Janani Luwum is a public holiday in Uganda
International Women's Day
Sunday, March 8, 2020 International Women's Day is a public holiday in Uganda
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Uganda (Mexico City)
Good Friday
Friday, April 10, 2020 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 13, 2020 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Labour Day
Friday, May 1, 2020 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 10, 2020 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
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.
Martyr's Day
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 Martyr's Day is a public holiday in Uganda
National Heroes Day
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 National Heroes Day is a public holiday in Uganda
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Uganda (Mexico City)
Father's Day
Sunday, June 21, 2020 Father's Day is a observance in Uganda
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.
National day for prayer
Saturday, August 29, 2020 National day for prayer is a public holiday in Uganda
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in Uganda (Mexico City)
Independence Day
Friday, October 9, 2020 Independence Day is a public holiday in Uganda
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in Uganda (Mexico City)
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 Uganda