Public Holidays in Namibia in 2017

Public Holidays in Namibia in 2017

Namibia List of national public holidays of Namibia in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 02 New Year's Day (observed)
Tuesday March 21 Independence Day
Friday April 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 01 Workers' Day
Thursday May 04 Cassinga Day
Thursday May 25 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Thursday May 25 Africa Day
Saturday August 26 Heroes' Day
Monday December 11 International Human Rights Day (observed)
Monday December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Day of Goodwill


National Holiday


  • 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 observed as a public holiday if the Monday is not already a public holiday

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