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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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||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|
||Friday, March 12, 2021||Youth Day is a public holiday in Zambia|
||Saturday, March 20, 2021||March Equinox in Zambia (Lusaka)|
||Friday, April 2, 2021||Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.|
||Saturday, April 3, 2021||Holy Saturday is the day 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.|
||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.|
|Africa Freedom Day
||Tuesday, May 25, 2021||Africa Freedom Day is a public holiday in Zambia|
||Sunday, June 20, 2021||Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.|
||Monday, June 21, 2021||June Solstice in Zambia (Lusaka)|
||Monday, July 5, 2021||Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Zambia|
||Tuesday, July 6, 2021||Unity Day is a public holiday in Zambia|
||Monday, August 2, 2021||Farmers' Day is a public holiday in Zambia|
||Wednesday, September 22, 2021||September Equinox in Zambia (Lusaka)|
||Monday, October 18, 2021||Prayer Day is a public holiday in Zambia|
||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|
||Tuesday, December 21, 2021||December Solstice in Zambia (Lusaka)|
||Saturday, December 25, 2021||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|