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Upcoming South Africa Public Holidays

See also: upcoming public holidays in Africa, Botswana, EMEA, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, SADC, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and worldwide.

This page contains the list of upcoming South Africa official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, regional public holidays, non-working national holidays and sectorial holidays from September 2021 to July 2022. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps.

Below is the list of South Africa public holidays from September 2021 to July 2022:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Friday Heritage Day
Monday Public Holiday (Local Government Elections) (tentative)
Thursday Day of Reconciliation
Saturday Christmas Day
Sunday Day of Goodwill
Monday Public Holiday
Saturday New Year's Day
Monday Human Rights Day
Friday Good Friday
Monday Family Day / Easter Monday
Wednesday Freedom Day
Sunday Workers' Day
Monday Public Holiday
Thursday Youth Day
Friday School Holiday schools

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Recent South Africa Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to South Africa public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in South Africa


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in South Africa, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2021-2031).

South Africa Background Information and Links