Festivals & Holidays

Festivals & Holidays

Public Holidays

The public holidays in Botswana are:

  • 1 January. New Year's Day
  • Easter weekend. ("Good Friday", "Easter Saturday", "Easter Sunday" and "Easter Monday"): a four day long weekend in March or April set according to the Western Christian dates.
  • 1 May. Workers Day
  • 1 July. Sir Seretse Khama Day
  • Mid July. President's Day
  • 31 September. Botswana Day
  • 25 December. Christmas Day
  • 26 December. Day of Goodwill

The first Monday after Christmas is also a Public Holiday.

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