Top events in Namibia

May
01

The largest art festival in the country, the Bank Windhoek Arts Festival showcases the work of talented artists from all over Namibia. Running...

August
24

Unique to the Herero people of Okahandja, Maherero Day commemorates those who died at the ‘Bloodbath of Okahandja’. The day includes a procession...

August
24

Another Teutonic-style event staged by locals of German descent, Swakopmund’s Küska Festival is the place to go for a week of beer, bratwurst and...

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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