Top events in Namibia

March
01

Also known as ‘Mbapira’, March sees Windhoek’s streets come to life for two days of live music, dancing and entertainment. A colourful affair,...

March
21

Given South Africa only relinquished control of the country 23 years ago, after a long and bloody war, Independence Day is a very big deal in...

April
06

Established in 1953 by a group of German expats, Windhoek’s annual carnival is now one of the biggest events on the Namibian social calendar....

Namibia Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on Sunday are observed the following Monday, unless that Monday is also a holiday.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
March
21
Independence Day
Start date:
21 March 2014
April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
April
21
Easter Monday
Start date:
21 April 2014
May
01
Workers' Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
May
04
Cassinga Day
Start date:
4 May 2014
May
25
Africa Day
Start date:
25 May 2014
May
29
Ascension Day
Start date:
29 May 2014
August
26
Heroes' Day
Start date:
26 August 2014
December
10
International Human Rights Day
Start date:
10 December 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014
December
26
Family Day
Start date:
26 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
March
21
Independence Day
Start date:
21 March 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
April
06
Easter Monday
Start date:
6 April 2015
May
01
Workers' Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
May
04
Cassinga Day
Start date:
4 May 2015
May
14
Ascension Day
Start date:
14 May 2015
May
25
Africa Day
Start date:
25 May 2015
August
26
Heroes' Day
Start date:
26 August 2015
December
10
International Human Rights Day
Start date:
10 December 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
December
26
Family Day
Start date:
26 December 2015
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