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Kenya has a total of 22 holidays in 2021. 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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|New Year's Day
||Friday, January 1, 2021||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Saturday, March 20, 2021||March Equinox in Kenya (Nairobi)|
||Friday, April 2, 2021||Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.|
||Sunday, April 4, 2021||Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.|
||Monday, April 5, 2021||Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.|
|Labour Day/May Day
||Saturday, May 1, 2021||Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.|
||Sunday, May 9, 2021||Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.|
||Friday, May 14, 2021||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.|
||Tuesday, June 1, 2021||Madaraka Day is a public holiday in Kenya|
||Monday, June 21, 2021||June Solstice in Kenya (Nairobi)|
||Tuesday, July 20, 2021||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.|
||Wednesday, September 22, 2021||September Equinox in Kenya (Nairobi)|
||Sunday, October 10, 2021||Huduma Day is a public holiday in Kenya|
|Huduma Day observed
||Monday, October 11, 2021||Huduma Day is a public holiday in Kenya|
||Wednesday, October 20, 2021||Mashujaa Day is a public holiday in Kenya|
||Sunday, December 12, 2021||Jamhuri Day is a public holiday in Kenya|
|Jamhuri Day observed
||Monday, December 13, 2021||Jamhuri Day is a public holiday in Kenya|
||Tuesday, December 21, 2021||December Solstice in Kenya (Nairobi)|
||Friday, December 24, 2021||Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Saturday, December 25, 2021||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Sunday, December 26, 2021||Boxing Day is a public holiday in Kenya|
|New Year's Eve
||Friday, December 31, 2021||New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.|