In September/October, there is a festival of traditional song and dance in Harare. The Zimbabwe National Jazz Festival takes place between September to November. On 18 April, Independence Day festivities take place around the country.
Africa Day is held in late may and commemorates past independence struggles. 11 and 12 August – the Zimbabwean military forces and heroes of the independence movement are honoured. The Zimbabwe Travel Expo is held in mid-February.
1 January-New Year's Day
Easter Sunday -2d-Good Friday
Easter Sunday +1d-Easter Monday
18 April-Independence Day
1 May-Workers Day (Labour Day)
25 May-Africa Day
Second Monday in August-Heroes' Day
Second Tuesday in August-Defence Forces Day
22 December-Unity Day
25 December-Christmas Day
26 December-Boxing Day