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South Africa Public Holidays 2025

This page contains a national calendar of all 2025 public holidays. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanWedNew Year's Day
21 MarFriHuman Rights Day
18 AprFriGood Friday
21 AprMonFamily Day
27 AprSunFreedom Day
28 AprMonFreedom Day Holiday
1 MayThuWorkers' Day
16 JunMonYouth Day
9 AugSatNational Women's Day
24 SepWedHeritage Day
16 DecTueDay of Reconciliation
25 DecThuChristmas Day
26 DecFriDay of Goodwill
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