The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa

2019 South African Public Holidays

Afrikaans name: Suid-Afrikaanse openbare vakansiedae 2019

So, you have come here looking for the Public Holidays for 2019. I feel that I need to mention that 2019 is in the past. Let me remind you of a few things that happened in 2019.

  • South Africa’s cricket team beat Pakistan 3-0 in a test series.
  • The Springboks became World Champions defeating England 32-12 in the final.
  • Johnny Clegg passed away on the 16th July.
  • King Zwelonke Sigcawu passed away on 14th November.
  • The ANC win the General Election picking up 57.5 % of the votes.
  • The Ndlovu Youth Choir reached the finals of America’s Got Talent.
  • The Free State Cheetahs win the Currie Cup defeating the Golden Lions 31-28 in the final.

Although every effort was made to keep this list correct, The Wildebeest can't be held responsible for any errors.

1st January 2019 - New Year’s Day

21st March 2019 - Human Rights Day

19th April 2019 - Good Friday

22nd April 2019 - Family Day

27th April 2019 - Freedom Day

1st May 2019 - Workers Day

16th June 2019 - Youth Day

17th June 2019 - Public Holiday

9th August 2019 - National Women’s Day

24th September 2019 - Heritage Day

16th December 2019 - Day of Reconciliation

25th December 2019 - Christmas Day

26th December 2019 - Day of Goodwill

2016 Public Holidays

2017 Public Holidays

2018 Public Holidays

2020 Public Holidays

2021 Public Holidays

2022 Public Holidays

2023 Public Holidays

2024 Public Holidays


References and further reading

SA Government Public Holidays

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