Mali has a total of 20 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.
Army Day
Thursday, January 20, 2022 Army Day is a public holiday in Mali
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Mali (Bamako)
Martyrs' Day
Saturday, March 26, 2022 Martyrs' Day is a public holiday in Mali
Easter Monday
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Leylatoul Qadr
Thursday, April 28, 2022 Laylat al-Qadr commmemorates the time when Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).
Eid al-Fitr
Sunday, May 1, 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.
Workers' 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 Day
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Africa Day is a public holiday in Mali
Whit Monday
Monday, June 6, 2022 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.
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Mali (Bamako)
Eid al-Adha
Saturday, July 9, 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.
Ashura Holiday
Monday, August 8, 2022 Ashura Holiday is a public holiday in Mali
Independence Day
Thursday, September 22, 2022 Independence Day is a public holiday in Mali
Independence Day Holiday
Friday, September 23, 2022 Independence Day Holiday is a public holiday in Mali
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Mali (Bamako)
The Prophet's Birthday
Sunday, October 9, 2022 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
Saturday, October 15, 2022 Baptism of the Prophet is a public holiday in Mali
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Mali (Bamako)
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
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