Public Holidays in Namibia in 2019

Namibia Upcoming Holidays in Namibia

Independence Day
Independence Day

21 March 2019 This National holiday is in 26 days. Marks independence from South African mandate in 1990

Good Friday
Good Friday

19 April 2019 This National holiday is in 55 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Easter Monday
Easter Monday

22 April 2019 This National holiday is in 58 days. Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Re...

Namibia List of national public holidays of Namibia in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Thursday March 21 Independence Day
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 Workers' Day
Saturday May 04 Cassinga Day
Saturday May 25 Africa Day
Thursday May 30 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Monday August 26 Heroes' Day
Tuesday December 10 International Human Rights Day
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday 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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