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South Africa Public Holidays 2023

This page contains a national calendar of all 2023 public holidays. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day
2 JanMonNew Year Holiday
21 MarTueHuman Rights Day
7 AprFriGood Friday
10 AprMonFamily Day
27 AprThuFreedom Day
1 MayMonWorkers' Day
16 JunFriYouth Day
9 AugWedNational Women's Day
24 SepSunHeritage Day
25 SepMonHeritage Day Holiday
16 DecSatDay of Reconciliation
25 DecMonChristmas Day
26 DecTueDay of Goodwill
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