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May Day in Malawi

Labor Day is also known as May Day and is a public holiday in many countries across the world. It usually occurs around May 1, but the date can vary.

Is May Day a Public Holiday?

May Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

A young girl laying in the grass in the spring sun surrounded by daisies.

Labor Day, also known as May Day, is a day of rest and is usually held in early May.

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About May Day

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May Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016SunMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2016MonMay 2Day off for May DayPublic Holiday
2017MonMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2018TueMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2019WedMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2020FriMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2021SatMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2021MonMay 3Day off for May DayPublic Holiday
2022SunMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2022MonMay 2Day off for May DayPublic Holiday
2023MonMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2024WedMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2025ThuMay 1May DayPublic Holiday
2026FriMay 1May DayPublic Holiday

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