Holidays in South Africa

South Africa celebrates a diverse range of holidays and observances, reflecting the nation's multicultural and multi-religious makeup. Here are some of the key holidays and observances in South Africa:

In addition to these public holidays, South Africa also observes various cultural and religious holidays, including Eid al-Fitr, Diwali, and Rosh Hashanah, among others, as the country is home to a diverse population with various faiths and traditions. These holidays reflect South Africa's commitment to diversity and inclusivity.

Upcoming Holidays (next six months)

Day of Reconciliation December 16 Saturday Public Holiday
Christmas Day December 25 Monday Public Holiday
Day of Goodwill December 26 Tuesday Public Holiday
New Year’s Day January 01 Monday Public Holiday
Human Rights Day March 21 Thursday Public Holiday
Good Friday March 29 Friday Public Holiday
Family Day April 01 Monday Public Holiday
Freedom Day April 27 Saturday Public Holiday
Workers' Day May 01 Wednesday Public Holiday

Holidays by year

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