Public Holidays in Botswana in 2018

Botswana Upcoming Holidays in Botswana

Sir Seretse Khama Day
Sir Seretse Khama Day

1 July 2018 This National holiday is in 6 days. Seretse Khama founded the Botswana Democratic Party in 1962 and became Prime Minister i...

Presidents' Day
Presidents' Day

16 July 2018 This National holiday is in 21 days. The current president of Botswana is Ian Khama. He has been president since 2008.

Presidents' Day holiday
Presidents' Day holiday

17 July 2018 This National holiday is in 22 days. The second day of Presidents day has not been a holiday since 2006, but is still widely...

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 April 03 Easter Tuesday
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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