Public holidays and observances in Rwanda

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year Public Holiday
February 1 Friday National Heroes' Day Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 7 Sunday Tutsi Genocide Memorial Day Public Holiday
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
June 5 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 1 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
July 4 Thursday Liberation Day National holiday
August 15 Thursday Assumption Day Observance
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Thursday Boxing Day National holiday

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year Public Holiday
February 1 Saturday National Heroes' Day Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 7 Tuesday Tutsi Genocide Memorial Day Public Holiday
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
May 1 Friday May Day National holiday
May 24 Sunday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 1 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
July 4 Saturday Liberation Day National holiday
August 15 Saturday Assumption Day Observance
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
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
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