Lesotho has a total of 16 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.
Moshoeshoe's Birthday
Friday, March 11, 2022 Moshoeshoe's Birthday is a public holiday in Lesotho
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Lesotho (Maseru)
Good Friday
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
May Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Africa/Heroes Day
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Africa/Heroes Day is a public holiday in Lesotho
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 Lesotho (Maseru)
King's Birthday
Sunday, July 17, 2022 King's Birthday is a public holiday in Lesotho
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Lesotho (Maseru)
Independence Day
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 Independence Day is a public holiday in Lesotho
Election Day Holiday
Friday, October 7, 2022 Election Day Holiday is a public holiday in Lesotho
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Lesotho (Maseru)
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Monday, December 26, 2022 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Lesotho