Kenya Public Holidays List 2023
Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Kenya year 2023
|1||01 Jan, Sunday||New Year's Day||National holiday|
|2||02 Jan, Monday||New Year's Day observed||National holiday|
|3||21 Mar, Tuesday||March Equinox||Season|
|4||07 Apr, Friday||Good Friday||National holiday|
|5||09 Apr, Sunday||Easter Sunday||Observance,Christian|
|6||10 Apr, Monday||Easter Monday||National holiday|
|7||23 Apr, Sunday||Eid al-Fitr||National holiday|
|8||01 May, Monday||Labour Day/May Day||National holiday|
|9||14 May, Sunday||Mother's Day||Observance|
|10||01 Jun, Thursday||Madaraka Day||National holiday|
|11||21 Jun, Wednesday||June Solstice||Season|
|12||29 Jun, Thursday||Eid al-Adha||Optional holiday|
|13||23 Sep, Saturday||September Equinox||Season|
|14||10 Oct, Tuesday||Huduma Day||National holiday|
|15||20 Oct, Friday||Mashujaa Day||National holiday|
|16||12 Nov, Sunday||Diwali||Optional holiday|
|17||12 Dec, Tuesday||Jamhuri Day||National holiday|
|18||22 Dec, Friday||December Solstice||Season|
|19||24 Dec, Sunday||Christmas Eve||Observance,Christian|
|20||25 Dec, Monday||Christmas Day||National holiday|
|21||26 Dec, Tuesday||Boxing Day||National holiday|
|22||31 Dec, Sunday||New Year's Eve||Observance|
New Year's Day (01 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year's Day observed (02 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
March Equinox (21 Mar) : March Equinox in Kenya (Nairobi)
Good Friday (07 Apr) : Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday (09 Apr) : Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday (10 Apr) : Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Eid al-Fitr (23 Apr) : Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Labour Day/May Day (01 May) : Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mother's Day (14 May) : Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Madaraka Day (01 Jun) : Madaraka Day is a public holiday in Kenya
June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Kenya (Nairobi)
Eid al-Adha (29 Jun) : Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Kenya (Nairobi)
Huduma Day (10 Oct) : Huduma Day is a public holiday in Kenya
Mashujaa Day (20 Oct) : Mashujaa Day is a public holiday in Kenya
Diwali (12 Nov) : Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
Jamhuri Day (12 Dec) : Jamhuri Day is a public holiday in Kenya
December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Kenya (Nairobi)
Christmas Eve (24 Dec) : Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day (25 Dec) : Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day (26 Dec) : Boxing Day is a public holiday in Kenya
New Year's Eve (31 Dec) : New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.