South Africa Holidays 2025 and Observances 2025

Get here the updated list of South Africa Holidays 2025 and Observances 2025.

Date Name Type
1 January, Wednesday New Year’s Day Public Holiday
27 January, Monday Isra and Mi’raj Muslim
21 March, Friday Human Rights Day Local holiday
26 March, Wednesday Laylatul Qadr / Night of Power Muslim
31 March, Monday Eid ul Fitr Muslim
18 April, Friday Good Friday Public Holiday
19 April, Saturday Holy Saturday Observance
20 April, Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
21 April, Monday Family Day Public Holiday
27 April, Sunday Freedom Day Public Holiday
1 May, Thursday Worker’s Day Public Holiday
11 May, Sunday Mother’s Day Observance
29 May, Thursday Ascension Day Observance
7 June, Saturday Eid ul Adha Muslim
8 June, Sunday Pentecost Observance
15 June, Sunday Father’s Day Observance
16 June, Monday Youth Day Public Holiday
27 June, Friday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim
18 July, Friday Nelson Mandela Day Observance
9 August, Saturday National Women’s Day Public Holiday
5 September, Friday Milad un Nabi / Mawlid Muslim
24 September, Wednesday Heritage Day Public Holiday
1 November, Saturday All Saint’s Day Observance
16 December, Tuesday Day of Reconciliation Public Holiday
24 December, Wednesday Christmas Eve Observance
25 December, Thursday Christmas Day Public Holiday
26 December, Friday Day of Goodwill Public Holiday
31 December, Wednesday New Year’s Eve Observance

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