Public Holidays

During public holidays, most businesses and government offices are closed.

New Year’s Day 1 January

Youth Day 2nd Monday in March

Easter March/April

Labour/Workers’ Day 1 May

Africa (Freedom) Day 25 May

Heroes’ Day 1st Monday in July

Unity Day 1st Tuesday in July

Farmers’ Day 1st Monday in August

Independence Day 24 October

Christmas Day 25 December