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South Africa Public Holidays 2026

This page contains a national calendar of all 2026 public holidays. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanThuNew Year's Day
21 MarSatHuman Rights Day
3 AprFriGood Friday
6 AprMonFamily Day
27 AprMonFreedom Day
1 MayFriWorkers' Day
16 JunTueYouth Day
9 AugSunNational Women's Day
10 AugMonNational Women's Day Holiday
24 SepThuHeritage Day
16 DecWedDay of Reconciliation
25 DecFriChristmas Day
26 DecSatDay of Goodwill
The dates in this table are an estimate. We will update this page once the official public holiday dates for 2026 are released.
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