2011: South Africa

South Africa National public holidays of South Africa in 2011

Saturday January 01 New Years Day
Monday March 21 Human Rights Day
Friday April 22 Good Friday Catholic or protestant
Monday April 25 Family Day Easter Monday
Wednesday April 27 Freedom Day National Day. April 27
Monday May 02 Labour Day (in lieu) May Day
Wednesday May 18 Local government elections Public holiday to enable voting
Thursday June 16 Youth Day Previously known as Soweto Day
Tuesday August 09 National Womens Day
Saturday September 24 Heritage Day
Friday December 16 Day of Reconciliation
Sunday December 25 Christmas Day Catholic or protestant
Monday December 26 Day of Good Will Boxing Day prior to 1980
Tuesday December 27 Christmas Holiday Declared by President Kgalema Motlanthe


National Holiday


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

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