Top events in South Africa

February
21

Celebrated since 2001, the festival’s 10 days of revelry include a gay film festival, comedy night, street fair and Red Party night in various...

March
10

This gruelling 108-km (67-mile) race is billed as the world's largest timed cycling race and attracts at least 35,000 entrants. The pack heads out...

March
13

The Cape Town Festival is a three-day annual arts and culture event in Company’s Garden. Covering art, music, dance, film, comedy, theatre, street...

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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