Botswana has a total of 16 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Name of Holiday Day Date Type
New Year's Day Monday January 1 public
New Year's Holiday Tuesday January 2 public
Good Friday Friday March 30 public
Easter Saturday Saturday March 31 public
Easter Sunday Sunday April 1 observance
Easter Monday Monday April 2 public
Labour Day Tuesday May 1 public
Ascension Day Thursday May 10 public
Mother's Day Sunday May 13 observance
Sir Seretse Khama Day Sunday July 1 public
Public Holiday Monday October 1 public
President’s Day Monday July 16 public
President’s Day Holiday Tuesday July 17 public
Botswana Day Sunday September 30 public
Christmas Day Tuesday December 25 public
Family Day Wednesday December 26 public