South Africa Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on Sunday are observed the following Monday.

2022

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2022
March
21
Human Rights Day
Start date:
21 March 2022
April
15
Good Friday
Start date:
15 April 2022
April
18
Family Day
Start date:
18 April 2022
April
27
Freedom Day
Start date:
27 April 2022
May
01
Workers' Day
Start date:
1 May 2022
June
16
Youth Day
Start date:
16 June 2022
August
09
National Women's Day
Start date:
9 August 2022
September
24
Heritage Day
Start date:
24 September 2022
December
16
Day of Reconciliation
Start date:
16 December 2022
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2022
December
26
Day of Goodwill
Start date:
26 December 2022
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