Public Holidays in Botswana in 2019

Botswana Upcoming Holidays in Botswana

Labour Day
May Day

1 May 2019 This National holiday is in 5 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Ascension Day

30 May 2019 This National holiday is in 34 days. Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Sir Seretse Khama Day
Sir Seretse Khama Day

1 July 2019 This National holiday is in 66 days. Seretse Khama founded the Botswana Democratic Party in 1962 and became Prime Minister i...

Botswana List of National Public holidays of Botswana in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 Labour Day International Labour Day
Thursday May 30 Ascension 40 days after Easter
Monday July 01 Sir Seretse Khama Day
Monday July 15 President's Day 3rd Monday in July
Tuesday July 16 President's Day holiday Tuesday after 3rd Monday in July
Monday September 30 Botswana Day
Tuesday October 01 Botswana Day holiday
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday 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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