Public holidays and observances in Rwanda

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year Public Holiday
February 1 Monday National Heroes' Day Public Holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 7 Wednesday Tutsi Genocide Memorial Day Public Holiday
May 1 Saturday May Day National holiday
May 13 Thursday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 1 Thursday Independence Day Public Holiday
July 4 Sunday Liberation Day National holiday
August 15 Sunday Assumption Day Observance
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
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
February 1 Tuesday National Heroes' Day Public Holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 7 Thursday Tutsi Genocide Memorial Day Public Holiday
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
May 1 Sunday May Day National holiday
May 3 Tuesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 1 Friday Independence Day Public Holiday
July 4 Monday Liberation Day National holiday
August 15 Monday Assumption Day Observance
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
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
February 1 Wednesday National Heroes' Day Public Holiday
March 20 Monday March equinox Season
April 7 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 7 Friday Tutsi Genocide Memorial Day Public Holiday
April 22 Saturday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 1 Monday May Day National holiday
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
July 1 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
July 4 Tuesday Liberation Day National holiday
August 15 Tuesday Assumption Day Observance
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Tuesday Boxing Day National holiday

Year 2024

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year Public Holiday
February 1 Thursday National Heroes' Day Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 29 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 7 Sunday Tutsi Genocide Memorial Day Public Holiday
April 10 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
June 20 Thursday June Solstice Season
July 1 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
July 4 Thursday Liberation Day National holiday
August 15 Thursday Assumption Day Observance
September 22 Sunday September equinox Season
December 21 Saturday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Thursday Boxing Day National holiday