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South Africa Holidays 2023



South Africa Holidays 2023 Calendar


Do you know how many holidays are in South Africa?


There are 14 national holidays recognized by the South Africa government under applicable law.


On these days, all non-essential civil servants are out of work and most government offices (including the post office) are closed.


States and private companies are not required to observe national holidays in South Africa, but most state and local governments, as well as many private companies, also close on those days.



List of South Africa Holidays 2023


See the complete and official list of holidays in South Africa:

Name Day of Week Date
  • New Year's Day Sunday Jan 1, 2023
  • Day off for New Year's Day Monday Jan 2, 2023
  • Human Rights Day Tuesday Mar 21, 2023
  • Good Friday Friday Apr 7, 2023
  • Family Day Monday Apr 10, 2023
  • Freedom Day Thursday Apr 27, 2023
  • Workers' Day Monday May 1, 2023
  • Youth Day Friday Jun 16, 2023
  • National Women's Day Wednesday Aug 9, 2023
  • Heritage Day Sunday Sep 24, 2023
  • Day off for Heritage Day Monday Sep 25, 2023
  • Day of Reconciliation Saturday Dec 16, 2023
  • Christmas Day Monday Dec 25, 2023
  • Day of Goodwill Tuesday Dec 26, 2023



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