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South Africa Public Holidays 2019

See also: 2019 public holidays in Africa, Botswana, EMEA, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, SADC, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and worldwide.

This page contains the list of South Africa 2019 public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of South Africa public holidays in 2019 is:


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

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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 (beta)


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 (2019-2029).

South Africa Background Information and Links