Public Holidays

Uganda has several gazetted public holidays respected by government institutions within the year. Listed below are the most

January 1: New Year’s Day

January 26: Liberation Day

March 8: International Women’s Day

Easter is celebrated from the Good Friday to Easter Monday

May 1: Labour Day

June 3: Uganda Martyr’s Day

June 9: National Heroes Day

October 9: Independence Day

December 25: Christmas Day

December 26: Boxing Day

Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) and Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) are also gazetted as Public Holidays.