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Holidays & Observances in Tanzania

Tanzania is an African country made up of two parts: a mainland area formally known as Tanganyika and an island called Zanzibar. It is made up of African people and Arabs. Religiously Tanzania is very diverse, having almost equal numbers of Christian, Muslim, and indigenous belief followers. Religious festivals vary across the country, but there are many national holidays celebrating important historical events and cultural pride that are celebrated all across the nation.


Upcoming Popular Holidays

Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Observance Type Religion/Belief
Christmas Eve Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Christmas Public, Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Boxing Day - St. Stephen's Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity
New Year's Day Popular & Widely Observed
International Women's Day Popular & Widely Observed
National Tree Planting Day - Tanzania Noteworthy & Common
Good Friday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Easter Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Easter Monday Religious/Beliefs Christianity