Zambia has a total of 23 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.
International Women's Day
Friday, March 8, 2024 International Women's Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Youth Day
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 Youth Day is a public holiday in Zambia
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 March Equinox in Zambia (Lusaka)
Good Friday
Friday, March 29, 2024 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, March 30, 2024 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, March 31, 2024 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 1, 2024 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Kenneth Kaunda Day
Sunday, April 28, 2024 Kenneth Kaunda Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Day off for Kenneth Kaunda Day
Monday, April 29, 2024 Kenneth Kaunda Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Labour 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.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 12, 2024 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Africa Freedom Day
Saturday, May 25, 2024 Africa Freedom Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Father's Day
Sunday, June 16, 2024 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Thursday, June 20, 2024 June Solstice in Zambia (Lusaka)
Heroes' Day
Monday, July 1, 2024 Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Unity Day
Tuesday, July 2, 2024 Unity Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Farmers' Day
Monday, August 5, 2024 Farmers' Day is a public holiday in Zambia
September Equinox
Sunday, September 22, 2024 September Equinox in Zambia (Lusaka)
Prayer Day
Friday, October 18, 2024 Prayer Day is a public holiday in Zambia
Independence Day
Thursday, October 24, 2024 Independence Day is a public holiday in Zambia
December Solstice
Saturday, December 21, 2024 December Solstice in Zambia (Lusaka)
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
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