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March
01

The world-famous falls on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe are at their fullest, loudest and most spectacular right at the end of the rainy...

March
01

In this traditional Lozi festival to celebrate the beginning of the annual flood in this region, local pastoralists pile into huge, decorated...

May
01

It’s difficult to reach the banks of Lake Bangweulu in the rainy season, as the area surrounding the lake becomes a giant wetland. But when the...

Zambia Public Holidays

Below are Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
March
12
Youth Day
Start date:
12 March 2014
April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
April
21
Easter Monday
Start date:
21 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
May
25
African Freedom Day (Anniversary of the OAU's Foundation)
Start date:
25 May 2014
July
01
Unity Day
Start date:
1 July 2014
July
07
Heroes' Day
Start date:
7 July 2014
August
04
Farmers' Day
Start date:
4 August 2014
October
25
Independence Day
Start date:
25 October 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
March
12
Youth Day
Start date:
12 March 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
April
06
Easter Monday
Start date:
6 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
May
25
African Freedom Day (Anniversary of the OAU's Foundation)
Start date:
25 May 2015
July
06
Heroes' Day
Start date:
6 July 2015
July
07
Unity Day
Start date:
7 July 2015
August
03
Farmers' Day
Start date:
3 August 2015
October
24
Independence Day
Start date:
24 October 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
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