Check the list of 2013 public holidays for South Africa.
South Africa has 12 public holidays as determined by the Public Holidays Act (Act No 36 of 1994) [PDF]. The Act determines whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday.
Check day and dates of New Year’s Day, Chinese New Year, Good Friday, Labour Day, Christmas Day.
|January||1||Tuesday||New Year’s Day|
|March||21||Thursday||Human Rights Day|
|March||29 *||Friday||Good Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday)|
|April||1 *||Monday||Family Day (Monday after Easter Sunday)|
|June||17 **||Monday||Public holiday|
|August||9||Friday||National Women’s Day|
|December||16||Monday||Day of Reconciliation|
|December||26||Thursday||Day of Goodwill|
- * The dates on which Good Friday and Easter Sunday fall are determined according to the ecclesiastical moon. That varies each year but they fall at some point between late March and late April.
- **The Public Holidays Act (Act No 36 of 1994 [PDF]) determines whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday.
- For more detail visit – South Africa Public Holidays 2013