New Year’s Day

Date: 
Mon, January 01

First Term

Date: 
Tue, January 09 to Wed, March 28

Independence Day

Date: 
Wed, April 18

Each year, Zimbabweans commemorate the attainment of their independence from Britain on the 18th of April. Celebrations are held nationwide as citizens remember this historic event that took place in 1980.

Workers Day

Date: 
Tue, May 01

Second Term

Date: 
Tue, May 08 to Thu, August 09

Africa Day

Date: 
Fri, May 25

Heroes Day

Date: 
Mon, August 13

On Heroes’ Day, Zimbabweans commemorate the commitment of their sons and daughters to the struggle for Independence, during which thousands perished

Defence Forces Day

Date: 
Tue, August 14

Zimbabweans celebrate the dedication of the country’s uniformed forces and their commitment to protecting national sovereignty, upholding justice and maintaining law and order.

Third Term

Date: 
Tue, September 11 to Thu, December 06

National Unity Day

Date: 
Sat, December 22

National Unity Day, which is held on the 22nd of December, is a commemoration of nation building in post-independence Zimbabwe.

Christmas Day

Date: 
Tue, December 25

Boxing Day

Date: 
Wed, December 26