Public Holidays in Botswana in 2018

Botswana Upcoming Holidays in Botswana

Good Friday
Good Friday

30 March 2018 This National holiday is in 37 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Easter Monday
Easter Monday

2 April 2018 This National holiday is in 40 days. Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the R...

Labour Day
May Day

1 May 2018 This National holiday is in 69 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Botswana List of National Public holidays of Botswana in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 02 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day International Labour Day
Thursday May 10 Ascension 40 days after Easter
Sunday July 01 Sir Seretse Khama Day
Monday July 16 Presidents' Day 3rd Monday in July
Tuesday July 17 Presidents' Day holiday Tuesday after 3rd Monday in July
Sunday September 30 Botswana Day
Monday October 01 Botswana Day holiday
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 Boxing Day


National Holiday


  • If a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday shall be observed as a public holiday
  • If 2nd January, 1st October or Boxing Day fall on a Monday, the following Tuesday shall be observed as a public holiday

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