Burundi has a total of 17 holidays in 2022. 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
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Unity Day
Saturday, February 5, 2022 Unity Day is a public holiday in Burundi
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Burundi (Bujumbura)
President Ntaryamira Day
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 President Ntaryamira Day is a public holiday in Burundi
Labour Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Eid ul Fitr
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 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.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 26, 2022 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Burundi (Bujumbura)
Independence Day
Friday, July 1, 2022 Independence Day is a public holiday in Burundi
Eid al-Adha
Sunday, July 10, 2022 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.
Assumption of Mary
Monday, August 15, 2022 The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Burundi (Bujumbura)
Prince Louis Rwagasore Day
Thursday, October 13, 2022 Prince Louis Rwagasore Day is a public holiday in Burundi
President Ndadaye's Day
Friday, October 21, 2022 President Ndadaye's Day is a public holiday in Burundi
All Saints' Day
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Burundi (Bujumbura)
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.