South Africa Public Holidays 2020

South Africa Public Holidays 2020

South Africa has 12 public holidays as determined by the Public Holidays Act (Act No 36 of 1994). The Act determines whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday.

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This article includes a national calendar of all 2020 public holidays in South Africa. As indicated by, please note that the below dates may be modified as official changes are announced.

Public holidays in 2020

Date Day Holiday
01 January 2020 Wednesday New Year’s Day
21 March 2020 Saturday Human Rights Day
10 April 2020 Friday Good Friday
13 April 2020 Monday Family Day
27 April 2020 Tuesday Freedom Day
01 May 2020 Friday Workers’ Day
16 June 2020 Tuesday Youth Day
09 August 2020 Sunday National Women’s Day
10 August 2020 Monday National Women’s Day Holiday
24 September 2020 Thursday Heritage Day
16 December 2020 Wednesday Day of Reconciliation
25 December 2020 Friday Christmas Day
26 December 2020 Saturday Day of Goodwill

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