Years: 2022 2023 2024

Zambia Public Holidays List 2023

Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Zambia year 2023

S.no.DateHolidayType
101 Jan, SundayNew YearNational holiday
202 Jan, MondayDay off for New YearNational holiday
308 Mar, WednesdayInternational Women's DayNational holiday
412 Mar, SundayYouth DayNational holiday
513 Mar, MondayDay off for Youth DayNational holiday
620 Mar, MondayMarch EquinoxSeason
707 Apr, FridayGood FridayNational holiday
808 Apr, SaturdayHoly SaturdayNational holiday
909 Apr, SundayEaster SundayObservance
1010 Apr, MondayEaster MondayNational holiday
1101 May, MondayLabour DayNational holiday
1214 May, SundayMother's DayObservance
1325 May, ThursdayAfrica Freedom DayNational holiday
1418 Jun, SundayFather's DayObservance
1521 Jun, WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
1603 Jul, MondayHeroes' DayNational holiday
1704 Jul, TuesdayUnity DayNational holiday
1807 Aug, MondayFarmers' DayNational holiday
1923 Sep, SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
2018 Oct, WednesdayPrayer DayNational holiday
2124 Oct, TuesdayIndependence DayNational holiday
2222 Dec, FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
2325 Dec, MondayChristmas DayNational holiday

New Year (01 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.

Day off for New Year (02 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.

International Women's Day (08 Mar) : International Women's Day is a public holiday in Zambia

Youth Day (12 Mar) : Youth Day is a public holiday in Zambia

Day off for Youth Day (13 Mar) : Youth Day is a public holiday in Zambia

March Equinox (20 Mar) : March Equinox in Zambia (Lusaka)

Good Friday (07 Apr) : Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.

Holy Saturday (08 Apr) : Holy Saturday is the day 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.

Labour 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.

Africa Freedom Day (25 May) : Africa Freedom Day is a public holiday in Zambia

Father's Day (18 Jun) : Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.

June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Zambia (Lusaka)

Heroes' Day (03 Jul) : Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Zambia

Unity Day (04 Jul) : Unity Day is a public holiday in Zambia

Farmers' Day (07 Aug) : Farmers' Day is a public holiday in Zambia

September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Zambia (Lusaka)

Prayer Day (18 Oct) : Prayer Day is a public holiday in Zambia

Independence Day (24 Oct) : Independence Day is a public holiday in Zambia

December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Zambia (Lusaka)

Christmas Day (25 Dec) : Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.