Top events in South Africa

March
31

Klein Karoo Arts Festival is an Afrikaans arts and culture festival in the Karoo town of Oudtshoorn. New Afrikaans dramas often debut here, and...

April
02

South Africa's largest consumer exhibition, with 30 exhibition themes ranging from furniture to sport to homeware to hobbies, attracts 500,000...

April
03

Foodies who can’t decide where to eat in the Mother City can instead nibble their way though stalls of sophisticated nosh brought to you by the...

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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