National Holidays in South Africa in 2022

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When are the next National holidays in South Africa?

South Africa Upcoming Holidays

List of Holidays in South Africa in 2022

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Saturday New Year's Day National Holiday
Monday Human Rights Day National Holiday
Friday Good Friday National Holiday
Monday Family Day National Holiday Easter Monday
Wednesday Freedom Day National Holiday National Day
Sunday Workers' Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Monday Workers' Day (in lieu) National Holiday International Workers' Day
Thursday Youth Day National Holiday
Friday South Africa School Holiday Not A Public Holiday
Monday South Africa School Holiday Not A Public Holiday
Tuesday National Women's Day National Holiday
Saturday Heritage Day National Holiday
Friday Day of Reconciliation National Holiday
Sunday Christmas Day National Holiday
Monday Day of Goodwill National Holiday Boxing Day prior to 1994

Notes

  • The South African Public Holidays Act (Act No 36 of 1994) determines that whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following it will be a public holiday.