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Rwanda Public Holidays 2026

This page contains a national calendar of all 2026 public holidays for Rwanda. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

1 JanThuNew Year's Day
2 JanFriNew Year Holiday
1 FebSunNational Heroes Day
2 FebMonNational Heroes Day Holiday
20 MarFriEid al-Fitr
3 AprFriGood Friday
6 AprMonEaster Monday
7 AprTueTutsi Genocide Memorial Day
1 MayFriLabour Day
27 MayWedEid al-Adha
1 JulWedIndependence Day
4 JulSatLiberation Day
6 JulMonLiberation Day Holiday
7 AugFriUmuganura
15 AugSatAssumption Day
17 AugMonAssumption Day Holiday
25 DecFriChristmas Day
26 DecSatBoxing Day
28 DecMonBoxing Day Holiday
The dates in this table are an estimate. We will update this page once the official public holiday dates for 2026 are released.