Top events in Zambia

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.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
12
Youth Day
Start date:
12 March 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
March
28
Easter Monday
Start date:
28 March 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
25
African Freedom Day (Anniversary of the OAU's Foundation)
Start date:
25 May 2016
July
04
Heroes' Day
Start date:
4 July 2016
July
05
Unity Day
Start date:
5 July 2016
August
01
Farmers' Day
Start date:
1 August 2016
October
24
Independence Day
Start date:
24 October 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
March
12
Youth Day
Start date:
12 March 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
April
17
Easter Monday
Start date:
17 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
May
25
African Freedom Day (Anniversary of the OAU's Foundation)
Start date:
25 May 2017
July
03
Heroes' Day
Start date:
3 July 2017
July
04
Unity Day
Start date:
4 July 2017
August
07
Farmers' Day
Start date:
7 August 2017
October
24
Independence Day
Start date:
24 October 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
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