Top events in Zambia

November
01

Liuwa Plains National Park in western Zambia becomes superbly lush in November, attracting herbivores from far and wide. This part of Zambia is...

November
01

This is a coming-of-age initiation rite for young boys, of a type that takes place in traditional African communities all over the continent. It...

December
01

While many camps close or are totally dismantled at the beginning of the rainy season, before floodwaters make much of the Luangwa Valley...

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
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