Public Holidays & Season Dates

Date Holiday
01 January New Year’s Day
21 March Human Rights Day
25 March Good Friday
28 March Family Day
27 April Freedom Day
01 May Workers Day
02 May Public Holiday
16 June Youth Day
09 August National Women’s Day
24 September Youth Day
16 December Day of Reconciliation
25 December Christmas Day
26 December Day of Goodwill

The Public Holidays Act (Act No 36 of 1994) determines whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following it shall be a public holiday.

Low High Peak
09 January 2019 to 17 March 2019 18 March 2019 to 01 April 2019 18 April 2019 to 25 April 2019
02 April 2019 to 17 April 2019 26 April 2019 to 02 May 2019 05 December 2019 to 14 January 2020
03 May 2019 to 16 June 2019 17 June 2019 to 08 July 2019
09 July 2019 to 22 September 2019 23 September 2019 to 30 September 2019
01 October 2019 to 04 December 2019
Low High Peak
15 January 2020 to 20 March 2020 21 March 2020 to 31 March 2020 01 April 2020 to 16 April 2020
17 April 2020 to 25 April 2020 26 April 2020 to 02 May 2020 03 December 2020 to 12 January 2021
03 May 2020 to 12 June 2020 13 June 2020 to 06 July 2020
07 July 2020 to 18 September 2020 19 September 2020 to 28 September 2020
29 September 2020 to 02 December 2020