Top events in Namibia

September
05

Highlighting art, food, literature and dance from all over Namibia, the //AE//Gams Art and Cultural Festival gives the country’s various tribes...

October
28

During Oktoberfest, expect to see lederhosen-clad locals swilling steins and singing oompahs while the scent of sauerkraut and the sound of thigh-...

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,...

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.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
21
Independence Day
Start date:
21 March 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
March
28
Easter Monday
Start date:
28 March 2016
May
01
Workers' Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
04
Cassinga Day
Start date:
4 May 2016
May
05
Ascension Day
Start date:
5 May 2016
May
25
Africa Day
Start date:
25 May 2016
August
26
Heroes' Day
Start date:
26 August 2016
December
10
International Human Rights Day
Start date:
10 December 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
December
26
Family Day
Start date:
26 December 2016
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