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Tanzania, United Republic of has a total of 23 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.|
|Zanzibar Revolution Day
||Tuesday, January 12, 2021||Zanzibar Revolution Day is a public holiday in Tanzania|
||Saturday, March 20, 2021||March Equinox in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)|
||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.|
||Wednesday, April 7, 2021||Karume Day is a public holiday in Tanzania|
||Monday, April 26, 2021||Union Day is a public holiday in Tanzania|
||Saturday, May 1, 2021||Worker's Day is a public holiday in Tanzania|
||Sunday, May 9, 2021||Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.|
|Eid el Fitri
||Thursday, May 13, 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.|
||Monday, June 21, 2021||June Solstice in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)|
||Wednesday, July 7, 2021||Saba Saba is a public holiday in Tanzania|
||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.|
||Sunday, August 8, 2021||Farmers' Day is a public holiday in Tanzania|
||Wednesday, September 22, 2021||September Equinox in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)|
|Mwalimu Nyerere Day
||Thursday, October 14, 2021||Mwalimu Nyerere Day is a public holiday in Tanzania|
||Tuesday, October 19, 2021||Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.|
||Thursday, December 9, 2021||Independence Day is a public holiday in Tanzania|
||Tuesday, December 21, 2021||December Solstice in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)|
||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 Tanzania|