Public holidays and observances in Malawi

Year 2018

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 Saturday Martyrs' Day Public Holiday
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 30 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 2 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Tuesday May Day National holiday
May 14 Monday Kamuzu Day Public Holiday
June 14 Thursday Freedom Day National holiday
June 15 Friday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
July 6 Friday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Sunday September equinox Season
October 8 Monday Mother's Day Observance
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year Public Holiday
January 15 Tuesday John Chilembwe Day Public Holiday
March 3 Sunday Martyrs' Day Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 22 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
May 14 Tuesday Kamuzu Day Public Holiday
June 5 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 14 Friday Freedom Day National holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 6 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 14 Monday Mother's Day Observance
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year Public Holiday
January 15 Wednesday John Chilembwe Day Public Holiday
March 3 Tuesday Martyrs' Day 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 14 Thursday Kamuzu Day Public Holiday
May 24 Sunday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 14 Sunday Freedom Day National holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 6 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 12 Monday Mother's Day Observance
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday