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Kenya : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Shilling (KES)
  • Internet domain: .ke - Telephone code: +254 - International dialing code: 000 - GMT offset: +3 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Wednesday may 1, 2024Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday may 7, 2024Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday may 10, 2024Public holidaySecular holiday
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    Saturday june 1, 2024Madaraka Day (Responsibility Day)Secular holiday
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    Sunday june 16, 2024Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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    Monday june 17, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday june 19, 2024Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday june 24, 2024Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Sunday june 30, 2024Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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    Sunday july 7, 2024MarathonSports events
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    Friday august 2, 2024Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday august 26, 2024Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday october 10, 2024Mazingira DaySecular holiday
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    Monday october 21, 2024Heroes DaySecular holiday
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    Friday october 25, 2024Christmas holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday november 1, 2024Deepavali/Dipabalicards/flowers
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    Friday november 1, 2024Optional holidayHinduism
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    Wednesday november 13, 2024National Day of Tree PlantingEvents, celebrations...
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    Labor Day/May Day

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    Wednesday may 1, 2024
    Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Tuesday may 7, 2024
    School holidays :

    Public holiday

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    Friday may 10, 2024
    Secular holiday : To mourn the 238 people who have died due to ongoing flooding

    Madaraka Day (Responsibility Day)

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    Saturday june 1, 2024
    Secular holiday : Anniversary of self-government

    Fathers' Day

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    Sunday june 16, 2024
    cards/flowers :

    Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday june 17, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Wednesday june 19, 2024
    School holidays :

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Monday june 24, 2024
    School holidays :

    Mothers' Day

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    Sunday june 30, 2024
    cards/flowers :

    Marathon

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    Sunday july 7, 2024
    Sports events : Https://www.nairobicitymarathon.com/ 2024 edition confirmed

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Friday august 2, 2024
    School holidays :

    Summer holiday (end)

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    Monday august 26, 2024
    School holidays :

    Mazingira Day

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    Thursday october 10, 2024
    Secular holiday : To have Kenyans participate in environment conservation activities including tree planting

    Heroes Day

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    Monday october 21, 2024
    Secular holiday : Mashujaa Day (used to be called Kenyatta Day until 2010) - honours all the heroes that fought for the freedom, independence and progess of the nation, before and after independence. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Christmas holiday (beginning)

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    Friday october 25, 2024
    School holidays :

    Deepavali/Dipabali

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    Friday november 1, 2024
    cards/flowers : The Light festival starts with festivities. The week celebrates 1.Dhanteras, 2.Kali Chaudas, 3.Deepavali, 4.Navu-Varsha (new year), 5.Bhai-beej. The Vai cast is mainly concerned. May last several days.

    Optional holiday

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    Friday november 1, 2024
    Hinduism : Diwali Indian community only

    National Day of Tree Planting

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    Wednesday november 13, 2024
    Culture :