National Holidays in Namibia in 2023

When are the next National holidays in Namibia?

Namibia Upcoming Holidays

List of Holidays in Namibia in 2023

Day Date Holiday Name Comments
Sunday New Year's Day
Monday New Year's Day (in lieu)
Tuesday Independence Day
Friday Good Friday
Sunday Easter Day
Monday Easter Monday
Monday Worker's Day International Workers' Day
Thursday Cassinga Day
Thursday Ascension Day 39 days after Easter Sunday
Thursday Africa Day
Saturday Heroes Day
Sunday International Human Rights Day
Monday International Human Rights Day (in lieu)
Monday Christmas Day
Tuesday Day of Goodwill


  • Namibia's Public Holidays Act, Act 26 of 1990 provides for 12 public holidays annually.
  • If a public holiday falls on a Sunday the following Monday will be a public holiday, unless the Monday is already a public holiday.
  • The President may declare any day in a particular year as a public holiday by proclamation in the Government Gazette.