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Rwanda Public Holidays 2026

See also: 2026 public holidays in Africa, Burundi, Congo (DRC), EMEA, Tanzania, Uganda and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Rwanda 2026 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 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Rwanda public holidays in 2026 is:

Date Weekday Public Holiday
Jan Thursday New Year's Day
Jan Friday New Year Holiday
Feb Sunday National Heroes' Day
Feb Monday National Heroes Holiday
Mar Friday Eid-el-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Apr Friday Good Friday
Apr Monday Easter Monday
Apr Tuesday Tutsi Genocide Memorial Day
May Friday Labour Day
May Wednesday Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
July Wednesday Independence Day
July Saturday Liberation Day (Kwibohora)
July Monday Liberation Day Holiday
Aug Friday Umuganura (Harvest Thanksgiving)
Aug Saturday Assumption Day
Aug Monday Assumption Day Holiday
Dec Friday Christmas Day
Dec Saturday Boxing Day
Dec Monday Boxing Day Holiday

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Global Holidays Observed in Rwanda

Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Rwanda, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2023-2033).

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