Public Holidays

Uganda Public Holidays

Public holiday note:
Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given below are approximations. During the lunar month of Ramadan that precedes Eid al-Fitr, Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. Some disruption may continue into Eid al-Fitr itself. Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha may last up to several days, depending on the region.

January 1st: New Year’s Day
January 26th: Liberation Day
March 08th: International Women’s Day
April 18th: Good Friday
April 21st: Easter Monday
May 01st: Labour Day
June 03rd: Martyrs’ Day
June 09th: Heroes’ Day
July 28th: Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
October 04th: Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
October 09th: Independence Day
December 25th: Christmas Day
December 26th: Boxing Day

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