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Zambia Public Holidays 2026

See also: 2026 public holidays in Africa, Angola, Congo (DRC), EMEA, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, SADC, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Zambia 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 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Zambia official public holidays in 2026 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday
Jan Thursday New Year's Day
Mar Sunday International Women's Day
Mar Monday International Women's Day Holiday
Mar Thursday Youth Day
Apr Friday Good Friday
Apr Saturday Holy Saturday
Apr Monday Easter Monday
Apr Tuesday Kenneth Kaunda Birthday
May Friday Labour Day
May Monday African Freedom Day
July Monday Heroes' Day
July Tuesday Unity Day
Aug Monday Farmers' Day
Aug Thursday Public Holiday (Tripartite Election Day)
Oct Sunday National Day of Prayer
Oct Monday National Day of Prayer Holiday
Oct Saturday Independence Day
Dec Friday Christmas Day

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Global Holidays Observed in Zambia


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

Zambia Background Information and Links