Zambia 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.
International Women's Day
Sunday, March 8, 2020 International Women's Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Day off for International Women's Day
Monday, March 9, 2020 International Women's Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Youth Day
Thursday, March 12, 2020 Youth Day is a public holiday in Zambia
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Zambia (Lusaka)
Good Friday
Friday, April 10, 2020 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 11, 2020 Holy Saturday is the day 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 May Day, or Labor 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.
Africa Freedom Day
Monday, May 25, 2020 Africa Freedom Day is a public holiday in Zambia
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Zambia (Lusaka)
Father's Day
Sunday, June 21, 2020 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Heroes' Day
Monday, July 6, 2020 Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Unity Day
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 Unity Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Farmers' Day
Monday, August 3, 2020 Farmers' Day is a public holiday in Zambia
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in Zambia (Lusaka)
Prayer Day
Sunday, October 18, 2020 Prayer Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Independence Day
Saturday, October 24, 2020 Independence Day is a public holiday in Zambia
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in Zambia (Lusaka)
Christmas Day
Friday, December 25, 2020 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.