Zambia 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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Holiday Date Details
New Year
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
International Women's Day
Monday, March 8, 2021 International Women's Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Youth Day
Friday, March 12, 2021 Youth Day is a public holiday in Zambia
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Zambia (Lusaka)
Good Friday
Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 3, 2021 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 4, 2021 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 5, 2021 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Labour Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 9, 2021 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Africa Freedom Day
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 Africa Freedom Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Father's Day
Sunday, June 20, 2021 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Zambia (Lusaka)
Heroes' Day
Monday, July 5, 2021 Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Unity Day
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 Unity Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Farmers' Day
Monday, August 2, 2021 Farmers' Day is a public holiday in Zambia
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Zambia (Lusaka)
Prayer Day
Monday, October 18, 2021 Prayer Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Independence Day
Sunday, October 24, 2021 Independence Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Day off for Independence Day
Monday, October 25, 2021 Independence Day is a public holiday in Zambia
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Zambia (Lusaka)
Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.