South Africa Holidays in 2018

Holiday date Holiday name Holiday Type
Mon, January 1 New Year's Day Public Holiday
Tue, February 13 Maha Shivaratri Hindu Holiday
Fri, March 2 Holi Hindu Holiday
Tue, March 20 March equinox Season
Wed, March 21 Human Rights Day Public Holiday
Fri, March 30 Good Friday Public Holiday
Sat, March 31 Holy Saturday Observance
Sun, April 1 Easter Sunday Observance
Mon, April 2 Family Day Public Holiday
Fri, April 13 Isra and Mi'raj Muslim
Fri, April 27 Freedom Day Public Holiday
Tue, May 1 Workers' Day Public Holiday
Sun, May 13 Mother's Day Observance
Sun, June 10 Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny) Muslim
Fri, June 15 Eid-al-Fitr Muslim
Sat, June 16 Youth Day Public Holiday
Sun, June 17 Father's Day Observance
Thu, June 21 June Solstice Season
Wed, July 18 Nelson Mandela Day Observance
Thu, August 9 National Women's Day Public Holiday
Wed, August 22 Eid-al-Adha Muslim
Sun, August 26 Raksha Bandhan Hindu Holiday
Sun, September 2 Janmashtami Hindu Holiday
Wed, September 12 Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim
Wed, September 12 Ganesh Chaturthi Hindu Holiday
Sun, September 23 September equinox Season
Mon, September 24 Heritage Day Public Holiday
Tue, October 9 Navaratri Hindu Holiday
Thu, October 18 Dussehra Hindu Holiday
Wed, November 21 Prophet's Birthday Muslim
Sun, December 16 Day of Reconciliation Public Holiday
Mon, December 17 Day of Reconciliation observed Public Holiday
Fri, December 21 December Solstice Season
Mon, December 24 Christmas Eve Observance
Tue, December 25 Christmas Day Public Holiday
Wed, December 26 Day of Goodwill Public Holiday
Mon, December 31 New Year's Eve Observance

Halloween

Guy Fawkes Day

Hanukkah

Christmas

Boxing Day

Purim

Palm Sunday