Public holidays and observances in Tanzania

Year 2018

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
January 12 Friday Zanzibar Revolution Day Public Holiday
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 30 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 2 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 7 Saturday Karume Day Public Holiday
April 26 Thursday Union Day Public Holiday
May 1 Tuesday Worker's Day Public Holiday
May 13 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 15 Friday Eid el Fitri Public Holiday
June 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
July 7 Saturday Saba Saba Public Holiday
August 8 Wednesday Peasants' Day Public Holiday
August 22 Wednesday Eid el Hajj Public Holiday
September 23 Sunday September equinox Season
October 14 Sunday Mwalimu Nyerere Day Public Holiday
November 21 Wednesday Prophet's Birthday Muslim holiday
December 9 Sunday Republic Day Public Holiday
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season
December 24 Monday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Wednesday Boxing Day National holiday

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 12 Saturday Zanzibar Revolution Day Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 7 Sunday Karume Day Public Holiday
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 22 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 26 Friday Union Day Public Holiday
May 1 Wednesday Worker's Day Public Holiday
May 12 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
June 5 Wednesday Eid el Fitri Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 7 Sunday Saba Saba Public Holiday
August 8 Thursday Peasants' Day Public Holiday
August 12 Monday Eid el Hajj Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 14 Monday Mwalimu Nyerere Day Public Holiday
November 10 Sunday Prophet's Birthday Muslim holiday
December 9 Monday Republic Day Public Holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
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's Day National holiday
January 12 Sunday Zanzibar Revolution Day Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 7 Tuesday Karume Day Public Holiday
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 12 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 26 Sunday Union Day Public Holiday
May 1 Friday Worker's Day Public Holiday
May 10 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
May 24 Sunday Eid el Fitri Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 7 Tuesday Saba Saba Public Holiday
July 31 Friday Eid el Hajj Public Holiday
August 8 Saturday Peasants' Day Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 14 Wednesday Mwalimu Nyerere Day Public Holiday
October 29 Thursday Prophet's Birthday Muslim holiday
December 9 Wednesday Republic Day Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Saturday Boxing Day National holiday