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South Africa Public Holidays 2020

See also: 2020 public holidays in Africa, Botswana, EMEA, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, SADC, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and worldwide.

This page contains the list of South Africa 2020 official 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 official public holidays in 2020 is:


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