List of national public holidays of Zambia in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Zambia. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2018 Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day
March 8, 2018 March 8, 2018 Women's Day
March 9, 2018 March 9, 2018 Public Holiday Bridge holiday
March 12, 2018 March 12, 2018 Youth Day
March 30, 2018 March 30, 2018 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
March 31, 2018 March 31, 2018 Holy Saturday
April 2, 2018 April 2, 2018 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 Labour Day
May 25, 2018 May 25, 2018 African Freedom Day
July 2, 2018 July 2, 2018 Heroes' Day First Monday in July
July 3, 2018 July 3, 2018 Unity Day Tuesday after Heroes' Day
July 26, 2018 July 26, 2018 Public Holiday Lusaka mayoral and other local government elections
Aug. 6, 2018 Aug. 6, 2018 Farmers' Day First Monday in August
Oct. 18, 2018 Oct. 18, 2018 National Prayer Day A National Day of Prayer, Fasting and Reconciliation
Oct. 24, 2018 Oct. 24, 2018 Independence Day
Dec. 25, 2018 Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day