Public holidays and observances in Uganda

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year Public Holiday
January 26 Sunday Liberation Day National holiday
February 16 Sunday Remembrance of Archbishop Janani Luwum Public Holiday
March 8 Sunday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 12 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Friday May Day National holiday
May 10 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 24 Sunday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 3 Wednesday Martyr's Day Observance
June 9 Tuesday National Heroes Day Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
June 21 Sunday Father's Day Observance
July 31 Friday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 9 Friday Independence Day Public Holiday
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
January 26 Tuesday Liberation Day National holiday
February 16 Tuesday Remembrance of Archbishop Janani Luwum Public Holiday
March 8 Monday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 4 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Saturday May Day National holiday
May 9 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 13 Thursday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 3 Thursday Martyr's Day Observance
June 9 Wednesday National Heroes Day Public Holiday
June 20 Sunday June Solstice Season
June 21 Monday Father's Day Observance
July 20 Tuesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 9 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
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
January 26 Wednesday Liberation Day National holiday
February 16 Wednesday Remembrance of Archbishop Janani Luwum Public Holiday
March 8 Tuesday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 17 Sunday Easter Day 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 8 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 3 Friday Martyr's Day Observance
June 9 Thursday National Heroes Day Public Holiday
June 21 Tuesday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 10 Sunday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
September 22 Thursday September equinox Season
October 9 Sunday Independence Day Public Holiday
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
January 26 Thursday Liberation Day National holiday
February 16 Thursday Remembrance of Archbishop Janani Luwum Public Holiday
March 8 Wednesday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 20 Monday March equinox Season
April 7 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 9 Sunday Easter Day 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 Mother's Day Observance
June 3 Saturday Martyr's Day Observance
June 9 Friday National Heroes Day Public Holiday
June 21 Wednesday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
June 29 Thursday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
October 9 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 21 Thursday December Solstice Season
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Tuesday Boxing Day National holiday