Defence Forces Day in Zimbabwe is held on the second Tuesday of every August. The day is a public holiday with people gathering for the main festivities and a speech by the President at the National Sports Stadium.
- In 2020, Defence Forces Day was held with no public gatherings or festivities for the first time since 1980 due to rising cases of Covid-19 in Zimbabwe.
- Nation celebrates Defence Forces, The Herald, Published: August 11, 2020, Retrieved: August 2, 2021
- All-systems go for Heroes, Defence Forces celebrations, The Sunday Mail, Published: August 11, 2019, Retrieved: August 2, 2021
- Kuda Bwititi, Heroes, Defence Forces Days: A time to reflect, Sunday News, Published: August 9, 2020, Retrieved: August 2, 2021