Public holidays and observances in Kenya

Year 2018

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 30 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 2 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Tuesday Labour Day/May Day National holiday
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 1 Friday Madaraka Day Public Holiday
June 16 Saturday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
September 23 Sunday September equinox Season
October 20 Saturday Mashujaa Day Public Holiday
December 12 Wednesday Jamhuri Day Public Holiday
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season
December 24 Monday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Wednesday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 22 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Wednesday Labour Day/May Day National holiday
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 1 Saturday Madaraka Day Public Holiday
June 6 Thursday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 20 Sunday Mashujaa Day Public Holiday
October 21 Monday Mashujaa Day observed Public Holiday
December 12 Thursday Jamhuri Day Public Holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Thursday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 12 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Friday Labour Day/May Day National holiday
May 10 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 25 Monday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 1 Monday Madaraka Day Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 20 Tuesday Mashujaa Day Public Holiday
December 12 Saturday Jamhuri Day Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Saturday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance