National Holidays in Namibia in 2020

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Namibia List of Holidays in Namibia in 2020

Day Date Holiday Name Comments
Wednesday New Year's Day
Saturday Independence Day
Friday Good Friday
Sunday Easter Day
Monday Easter Monday
Friday Worker's Day International Workers' Day
Monday Cassinga Day
Thursday Ascension Day 39 days after Easter Sunday
Monday Africa Day
Wednesday Heroes Day
Thursday International Human Rights Day
Friday Christmas Day
Saturday Family Day


  • 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.