Public Holidays in Uganda

Public Holidays Uganda

These holidays were set up by the national authorities of states or through worldwide agreements and is thus advised to be a non-working day.It is generally intended for celebrations, such as the celebration of an important happening like Uganda’s National Heroes’ Day, worldwide recognition of certain groups like the International Labour Day meant for workers, or devout commemorations like Christmas or Eid al-Aduha. Authorized public holidays in Uganda encompass the following:

New Year’s Day - 01 January

NRM Liberation Day - 26 January

International Women’s Day - 8 March

Good Friday (exact day varies)

Easter Monday (exact day varies)

Labour Day - 1 May

Martyrs’ Day - 3 June

National Heroes’ Day - 9 June

Eid al-Fitr (end of Ramadan, exact day varies)

Independence Day - 9 October

Eid al-Aduha (Feast of the Sacrifice, exact day varies)

Christmas Day - 25 December

Boxing Day - 26 December

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