South Africa Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on Sunday are observed the following Monday.

2021

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2021
March
21
Human Rights Day
Start date:
21 March 2021
April
02
Good Friday
Start date:
2 April 2021
April
05
Family Day
Start date:
5 April 2021
April
27
Freedom Day
Start date:
27 April 2021
May
01
Workers' Day
Start date:
1 May 2021
June
16
Youth Day
Start date:
16 June 2021
August
09
National Women's Day
Start date:
9 August 2021
September
24
Heritage Day
Start date:
24 September 2021
December
16
Day of Reconciliation
Start date:
16 December 2021
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2021
December
26
Day of Goodwill
Start date:
26 December 2021
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