home > worldwide public holidays > holidays by country > this page

South Africa Public Holidays 2023

See also: 2023 public holidays in Africa, Botswana, EMEA, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, SADC, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and worldwide.

This page contains the list of South Africa 2023 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 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of South Africa official public holidays in 2023 is:


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

Over the years, the accuracy of the qppstudio long-term worldwide public holidays forecasts, and the qppstudio reactivity to last-minute changes, has made qppstudio the source of reference for the world's foremost diary and calendar publishers as well as major international companies, from the travel and tourism industry, international news services, finance and banking, telecommunications, shipping and logistics, the IT Industry, and governmental agencies.

To acquire a professional license and access the full database of qppstudio worldwide public holidays for 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, and beyond, please contact us.



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 (2022-2032).

South Africa Background Information and Links