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Kenya Public Holidays 2023

See also: 2023 public holidays in Africa, EMEA, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Kenya 2023 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Kenya official public holidays in 2023 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Monday New Year Holiday
Friday Good Friday
Monday Easter Monday
Saturday Idd ul Fitr / Idd Baraza (End of Ramadan)
Monday Labour Day
Thursday Madaraka Day (National Day)
Thursday Idd-ul-Azha
Oct Tuesday Moi Day / Huduma Day / Utamaduni Day
Oct Friday Mashujaa Day (National Day)
Nov Sunday Diwali (only for Hindus) hindu
Dec Tuesday Jamhuri Day (National Day)
Dec Monday Christmas Day
Dec Tuesday Boxing Day / Utamaduni Day

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Recent Kenya Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Kenya public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Kenya


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Kenya, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2022-2032).

Kenya Background Information and Links