Public Holidays in Botswana in 2016

Botswana List of National Public holidays of Botswana in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 New Year's Day
Friday March 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday March 28 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Sunday May 01 Labour Day International Labour Day
Thursday May 05 Ascension 40 days after Easter
Friday July 01 Sir Seretse Khama Day
Monday July 18 President's Day 3rd Monday in July
Tuesday July 19 President's Day holiday Tuesday after 3rd Monday in July
Thursday September 29 Botswana Day holiday
Friday September 30 Botswana Day
Sunday December 25 Christmas Day
Monday 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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