Zambia has a total of 23 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.
International Women's Day
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 International Women's Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Youth Day
Saturday, March 12, 2022 Youth Day is a public holiday in Zambia
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Zambia (Lusaka)
Good Friday
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 16, 2022 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 17, 2022 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Labour Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Day off for Labour Day
Monday, May 2, 2022 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 8, 2022 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Africa Freedom Day
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Africa Freedom Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Father's Day
Sunday, June 19, 2022 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Zambia (Lusaka)
Heroes' Day
Monday, July 4, 2022 Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Unity Day
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 Unity Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Farmers' Day
Monday, August 1, 2022 Farmers' Day is a public holiday in Zambia
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Zambia (Lusaka)
Prayer Day
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Prayer Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Independence Day
Monday, October 24, 2022 Independence Day is a public holiday in Zambia
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Zambia (Lusaka)
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Day off for Christmas Day
Monday, December 26, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.