Malawi has a total of 20 holidays in 2024. 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
Monday, January 1, 2024 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
John Chilembwe Day
Monday, January 15, 2024 John Chilembwe Day is a public holiday in Malawi
Martyrs' Day
Sunday, March 3, 2024 Martyrs' Day is a public holiday in Malawi
Day off for Martyrs' Day
Monday, March 4, 2024 Martyrs' Day is a public holiday in Malawi
Ramadan Start
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 March Equinox in Malawi (Lilongwe)
Good Friday
Friday, March 29, 2024 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Saturday
Saturday, March 30, 2024 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 1, 2024 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Eid al-Fitr
Thursday, April 11, 2024 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.
May Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Kamuzu Day
Tuesday, May 14, 2024 Kamuzu Day is a public holiday in Malawi
June Solstice
Thursday, June 20, 2024 June Solstice in Malawi (Lilongwe)
Independence Day
Saturday, July 6, 2024 Independence Day is a public holiday in Malawi
Day off for Independence Day
Monday, July 8, 2024 Independence Day is a public holiday in Malawi
September Equinox
Sunday, September 22, 2024 September Equinox in Malawi (Lilongwe)
Mother's Day
Tuesday, October 15, 2024 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
December Solstice
Saturday, December 21, 2024 December Solstice in Malawi (Lilongwe)
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Thursday, December 26, 2024 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Malawi
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