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Independence Day in Uganda

Is Independence Day a Public Holiday?

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

In 2022, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Independence Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017MonOct 9Independence DayPublic Holiday
2018TueOct 9Independence DayPublic Holiday
2019WedOct 9Independence DayPublic Holiday
2020FriOct 9Independence DayPublic Holiday
2021SatOct 9Independence DayPublic Holiday
2022SunOct 9Independence DayPublic Holiday
2023MonOct 9Independence DayPublic Holiday
2024WedOct 9Independence DayPublic Holiday
2025ThuOct 9Independence DayPublic Holiday
2026FriOct 9Independence DayPublic Holiday
2027SatOct 9Independence DayPublic Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.