Mali has a total of 17 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.
Army Day
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Army Day is a public holiday in Mali
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Mali (Bamako)
Martyrs' Day
Friday, March 26, 2021 Martyrs' Day is a public holiday in Mali
Easter Monday
Monday, April 5, 2021 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Workers' Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Eid al-Fitr
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.
Whit Monday
Monday, May 24, 2021 Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday that falls on the day after Pentecost, which is also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday.
Africa Day
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 Africa Day is a public holiday in Mali
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Mali (Bamako)
Eid al-Adha
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.
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Mali (Bamako)
Independence Day
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Independence Day is a public holiday in Mali
The Prophet's Birthday
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.
Baptism of the Prophet
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Baptism of the Prophet is a public holiday in Mali
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Mali (Bamako)
Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.