Top events in South Africa

October
25

Hindu religious festivall involving floats, entertainment and culminating in a fantastic fireworks display and a party that lasts long into the...

October
26

The 9th World Golfers Championship attracts amateur players participating from 40 countries. It is played over 72 holes at 4 golf courses in and...

October
29

The annual Cape Town International Kite Festival is one of the city's most iconic family events. The festival takes place on the beautiful grounds...

South Africa Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on Sunday are observed the following Monday.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
21
Human Rights Day
Start date:
21 March 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
March
28
Family Day
Start date:
28 March 2016
April
27
Freedom Day
Start date:
27 April 2016
May
01
Workers' Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
June
16
Youth Day
Start date:
16 June 2016
August
09
National Women's Day
Start date:
9 August 2016
September
24
Heritage Day
Start date:
24 September 2016
December
16
Day of Reconciliation
Start date:
16 December 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
December
26
Day of Goodwill
Start date:
26 December 2016
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