Public holidays and observances in Lesotho

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year Public Holiday
March 11 Wednesday Moshoeshoe's Birthday Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Friday May Day National holiday
May 21 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 25 Monday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 17 Friday King's Birthday Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 4 Sunday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Saturday Boxing Day National holiday

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year Public Holiday
March 11 Thursday Moshoeshoe's Birthday Public Holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Saturday May Day National holiday
May 13 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 25 Tuesday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 17 Saturday King's Birthday Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 4 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Sunday Boxing Day National holiday

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year Public Holiday
March 11 Friday Moshoeshoe's Birthday Public Holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 18 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Sunday May Day National holiday
May 25 Wednesday Africa Day Public Holiday
May 26 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 17 Sunday King's Birthday Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 4 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Monday Boxing Day National holiday

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year Public Holiday
March 11 Saturday Moshoeshoe's Birthday Public Holiday
March 20 Monday March equinox Season
April 7 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 10 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Monday May Day National holiday
May 18 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 25 Thursday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
July 17 Monday King's Birthday Public Holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
October 4 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Tuesday Boxing Day National holiday