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...

November
01

It’s South Africa's biggest kite festival with competitions, kite-making workshops for kids and food and craft stalls all on offer. You’ll see...

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.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
March
21
Human Rights Day
Start date:
21 March 2014
April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
April
21
Family Day
Start date:
21 April 2014
April
27
Freedom Day
Start date:
27 April 2014
May
01
Workers' Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
June
16
Youth Day
Start date:
16 June 2014
August
09
National Women's Day
Start date:
9 August 2014
September
24
Heritage Day
Start date:
24 September 2014
December
16
Day of Reconciliation
Start date:
16 December 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014
December
26
Day of Goodwill
Start date:
26 December 2014

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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