Public Holidays - South Africa
2019 - 2026

South African Public Holidays

The South African Public Holiday dataset provides a list of public holidays (otherwise known as bank holidays) from the year 2019, up until 2026.

The dataset is regularly updated to ensure changes to the public holidays are available whenever new holidays are declared.


The South African Public Holidays dataset has the following fields:

  • COUNTRY (VARCHAR): the name of the country, i.e. South Africa
  • HOLIDAY (VARCHAR): the name of the public holiday
  • DATE (DATE): the public holiday date
  • YEAR (NUMBER(38,0)): the year of the public holiday
  • DAY (VARCHAR): the abbreviated day name, i.e. Mon for Monday, Tue for Tuesday etc.

Some sample data is shown below:

South African Public Holidays sample data

South African Public Holidays sample data

Refresh Details

The dataset is maintained regularly to ensure the dataset provides an exhaustive list of public holidays. Should the government declare a new public holiday, the new date will be included in the South African public holiday dataset within 24 hours.