Public holidays in Kenya

The following days are observed as public holidays in Kenya.

  • New Year's Day 1st January
  • Good Friday As per the Gregorian calendar
  • Easter Monday As per the Gregorian calendar
  • Labour Day 1st May
  • Madaraka Day* 1st June
  • Mashujaa Day* 20th October
  • Jamhuri (Independence) Day* 12th December
  • Christmas Day 25th December
  • Boxing Day 26th December
  • Idd – ul - Fitr


Any public holiday falling on a Sunday is observed the following Monday.

* Kenyan National Holidays

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