South African Public Holidays 2013

Below is a full list of all public holidays in South Africa 2013.

  • 1 January 2013 - New Year's Day
  • 21 March 2013 - Human Rights Day
  • 22 March 2013 - School Holiday *
  • 29 March 2013 - Good Friday
  • 1 April 2013 - Family Day
  • 27 April 2013 - Freedom Day
  • 1 May 2013 - Workers Day
  • 16 June 2013 - Youth Day
  • 17 June 2013 - Public Holiday **
  • 9 August 2013 - Women's Day
  • 24 September 2013 - Heritage Day
  • 16 December 2013 - Day of Reconciliation
  • 25 December 2013 - Christmas Day
  • 26 December 2013 - Day of Goodwill

* Because 21 March 2013 (Human Rights Day) falls on a thursday, Friday 22 March 2013 is therefore a school holiday. However it is not a public holiday for the general working public, only a school holiday for school children and school teachers.

** Because 16 June 2013 (Youth Day) falls on a Sunday, Monday 17 June 2013 is therefore a public holiday. This means its a public holiday for everyone!

For a full list of all public holidays in South Africa for 2014, please click HERE.