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Uganda has a total of 22 holidays in 2023. 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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||Sunday, January 1, 2023||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Thursday, January 26, 2023||Liberation Day is a public holiday in Uganda|
|Remembrance of Archbishop Janani Luwum
||Thursday, February 16, 2023||Remembrance of Archbishop Janani Luwum is a public holiday in Uganda|
|International Women's Day
||Wednesday, March 8, 2023||International Women's Day is a public holiday in Uganda|
||Monday, March 20, 2023||March Equinox in Uganda (Mexico City)|
||Thursday, March 23, 2023||Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.|
||Friday, April 7, 2023||Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.|
||Sunday, April 9, 2023||Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.|
||Monday, April 10, 2023||Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.|
||Friday, April 21, 2023||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.|
||Monday, May 1, 2023||Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.|
||Sunday, May 14, 2023||Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.|
||Saturday, June 3, 2023||Martyr's Day is a public holiday in Uganda|
|National Heroes Day
||Friday, June 9, 2023||National Heroes Day is a public holiday in Uganda|
||Wednesday, June 21, 2023||Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.|
||Wednesday, June 21, 2023||June Solstice in Uganda (Mexico City)|
||Thursday, June 29, 2023||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.|
||Saturday, September 23, 2023||September Equinox in Uganda (Mexico City)|
||Monday, October 9, 2023||Independence Day is a public holiday in Uganda|
||Friday, December 22, 2023||December Solstice in Uganda (Mexico City)|
||Monday, December 25, 2023||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Tuesday, December 26, 2023||Boxing Day is a public holiday in Uganda|