A list of South African Public Holidays

South African Public Holidays

South Africa has 12 public holidays, the list below is a current list of the National Public / Bank Holidays of South Africa.

Date Holiday
1 January New Year’s Day
21 March Human Rights Day
The Friday before Easter Sunday Good Friday
The Monday following Easter Sunday Family Day
27 April Freedom Day
21 May Workers’ Day
16 June Youth Day
9 August National Women’s Day
24 September Heritage Day
16 December Day of Reconciliation
25 December Christmas Day
26 December Day of Goodwill (formerly Boxing Day)