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Christmas
Lesotho

Christmas 2022, 2023 and 2024 in Lesotho

Christmas in Lesotho is celebrated with a public holiday every 25 December, as it is in a majority of countries around the world. This Christian festivity commemorates the birth of Jesus, and is part of a 22-28 day season in the Christian calendar known as Advent.

YearDateDayHoliday
202225 DecSunChristmas Day
202325 DecMonChristmas Day
202425 DecWedChristmas Day
202525 DecThuChristmas Day
202625 DecFriChristmas Day
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

Lesotho is a predominantly Christian country. Attending church on Christmas Day is a virtual must and is the central event of Christmas Day.

Family gatherings are also a huge part of Christmas in Lesotho. Dancing, feasting, singing, and general jubilation prevail. In a land where many are very poor and have little all year long, Christmas is a highlight of the year that people look forward to with enthusiasm.

Previous Years

YearDateDayHoliday
202125 DecSatChristmas Day
202025 DecFriChristmas Day
201925 DecWedChristmas Day
201825 DecTueChristmas Day
201725 DecMonChristmas Day