Public Holidays in Swaziland in 2018

Swaziland Upcoming Holidays in Swaziland

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2018 This National holiday is in 12 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus the date of which according to tradition took ...

Day of Goodwill
Day of Goodwill

26 December 2018 This National holiday is in 13 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

Incwala Day
Incwala Day

26 December 2018 This National holiday is in 13 days. This festival celebrates the beginning of the harvest season and dates are based on anc...

Swaziland List of national public holidays of Swaziland in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Friday January 05 Incwala Day First Fruit Cermony
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 02 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Thursday April 19 Birthday of King Mswati III
Friday April 20 King's Birthday Holiday
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day International Workers Day
Thursday May 10 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Monday July 23 Birthday of Late King Sobhuza Holiday
Monday September 03 Umhlanga reed dance
Thursday September 06 Somhlolo Day Independence day
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 Day of Goodwill
Wednesday December 26 Incwala Day Date to be confirmed


National Holiday


  • If a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then the next Monday becomes a holiday.
  • Muslim festivals may also be celebrated in some regions

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