Public holidays and observances in Malawi

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year Public Holiday
January 15 Friday John Chilembwe Day Public Holiday
March 3 Wednesday Martyrs' Day 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 Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 14 Friday Kamuzu Day Public Holiday
June 14 Monday Freedom Day National holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 6 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 11 Monday Mother's Day Observance
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year Public Holiday
January 15 Saturday John Chilembwe Day Public Holiday
March 3 Thursday Martyrs' Day 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 3 Tuesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 14 Saturday Kamuzu Day Public Holiday
June 14 Tuesday Freedom Day National holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 6 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 10 Monday Mother's Day Observance
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year Public Holiday
January 15 Sunday John Chilembwe Day Public Holiday
March 3 Friday Martyrs' Day Public Holiday
March 20 Monday March equinox Season
April 7 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 10 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 22 Saturday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 1 Monday May Day National holiday
May 14 Sunday Kamuzu Day Public Holiday
June 14 Wednesday Freedom Day National holiday
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
July 6 Thursday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
October 9 Monday Mother's Day Observance
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2024

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year Public Holiday
January 15 Monday John Chilembwe Day Public Holiday
March 3 Sunday Martyrs' Day Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 29 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 1 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 10 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
May 14 Tuesday Kamuzu Day Public Holiday
June 14 Friday Freedom Day National holiday
June 20 Thursday June Solstice Season
July 6 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Sunday September equinox Season
October 14 Monday Mother's Day Observance
December 21 Saturday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday