South Africa Holidays in 2022

Holiday date Holiday name Holiday Type
Sat, January 1 New Year's Day Public Holiday
Tue, March 1 Isra and Mi'raj Muslim
Sun, March 20 March Equinox Season
Mon, March 21 Human Rights Day Public Holiday
Fri, April 15 Good Friday Public Holiday
Sat, April 16 Holy Saturday Observance
Sun, April 17 Easter Sunday Observance
Mon, April 18 Family Day Public Holiday
Wed, April 27 Freedom Day Public Holiday
Thu, April 28 Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Power) Muslim
Sun, May 1 Workers' Day Public Holiday
Mon, May 2 Workers' Day observed Public Holiday
Tue, May 3 Eid ul Fitr Muslim
Sun, May 8 Mother's Day Observance
Thu, June 16 Youth Day Public Holiday
Sun, June 19 Father's Day Observance
Tue, June 21 June Solstice Season
Sun, July 10 Eid ul Adha Muslim
Mon, July 18 Nelson Mandela Day Observance
Sat, July 30 Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim
Tue, August 9 National Women's Day Public Holiday
Thu, August 11 Raksha Bandhan Hindu Holiday
Fri, September 23 September equinox Season
Sat, September 24 Heritage Day Public Holiday
Sat, October 8 Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Muslim
Fri, December 16 Day of Reconciliation Public Holiday
Wed, December 21 December Solstice Season
Sat, December 24 Christmas Eve Observance
Sun, December 25 Christmas Day Public Holiday
Mon, December 26 Day of Goodwill Public Holiday
Mon, December 26 Christmas Day observed Public Holiday
Sat, December 31 New Year's Eve Observance


Mardi Gras

Ash Wednesday

Maundy Thursday

Good Friday


Arbor Day