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South Africa Public Holidays 2023

See also: 2023 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 2023, 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 Sunday New Year's Day
Jan Monday Public Holiday
Mar Tuesday Human Rights Day
Apr Friday Good Friday
Apr Monday Family Day / Easter Monday
Apr Thursday Freedom Day
May Monday Workers' Day
June Friday Youth Day
Aug Wednesday National Women’s Day
Sep Sunday Heritage Day
Sep Monday Public Holiday
Dec Saturday Day of Reconciliation
Dec Monday Christmas Day
Dec Tuesday 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