Top events in Zambia

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...

July
01

This cultural festival honours Chief Kazembe, a venerated 19th century ancestor of the Luunda people of northwest Zambia. It’s a two-day event of...

July
05

Held by the Tonga people of south Zambia, this festival is a traditional plea for the rains to come. Sacrifices are made, followed by singing,...

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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