National Holidays in South Africa in 2016

South Africa 2016
South Africa
2016

South Africa List of Holidays in South Africa in 2016

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday New Year's Day National Holiday
Monday Human Rights Day National Holiday
Friday Good Friday National Holiday Friday before Easter Sunday
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 Holiday National Holiday Observed as holiday as Workers Day is on Sunday
Thursday Youth Day National 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 Godwill National Holiday Boxing Day prior to 1980
Tuesday Christmas Day National Holiday Public Holiday as Christmas Day falls on a Sunday

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.