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South Africa Public Holidays 2021

See also: 2021 public holidays in Africa, Botswana, EMEA, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, SADC, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and worldwide.

The table below contains the list of South Africa public holidays for 2021, 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.

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

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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