Top events in South Africa

May
27

Out In Africa (OIA) is the biggest and most successful lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) film festival in South Africa as well as the...

June
01

This is the world's largest and oldest ultra marathon (it started in 1921), involving a 90km (56 miles) endurance race between Durban and...

June
27

This 11-day festival aims to celebrate artistic innovation and excellence and showcase new work. Virtually all art forms are represented – crafts...

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.

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
March
21
Human Rights Day
Start date:
21 March 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
April
06
Family Day
Start date:
6 April 2015
April
27
Freedom Day
Start date:
27 April 2015
May
01
Workers' Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
June
16
Youth Day
Start date:
16 June 2015
August
09
National Women's Day
Start date:
9 August 2015
September
24
Heritage Day
Start date:
24 September 2015
December
16
Day of Reconciliation
Start date:
16 December 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
December
26
Day of Goodwill
Start date:
26 December 2015
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