Uganda Public Holidays


Listed here below are Uganda’s Public Holidays from January to December.

January 1 – New Year’s Day.
January 26 – National Resistance Movement (NRM) Liberation Day.
March, 8 – International Women’s Day.
May 1 – Labour Day.
June 3 – Martyrs’ Day.
June 9 – National Heroes’ Day.
October 9 – National Day for Independence.
December 25 – Christmas Day.
December 26 – Boxing Day.

There are Muslim days (Ed El Fitir and Ed El Adhuha) for end of the month of Ramadhan and for slaughtering animals respectively are timed and celebrated according to local sightings of various phases of the moon. For Christians Easter Days also changes variably. These are also public days.