Public holidays and observances in Botswana

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 22 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 30 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 1 Monday Sir Seretse Khama Day Public Holiday
July 20 Saturday President's Day Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
September 30 Monday Botswana Day Public Holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Friday May Day National holiday
May 10 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 21 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
June 21 Sunday Father's Day Observance
July 1 Wednesday Sir Seretse Khama Day Public Holiday
July 20 Monday President's Day Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
September 30 Wednesday Botswana Day Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Saturday Public Holiday (January) Public Holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 3 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Saturday Labour Day National holiday
May 9 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 13 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 20 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 1 Thursday Sir Seretse Khama Day Public Holiday
July 19 Monday President's Day Public Holiday
July 20 Tuesday Public Holiday (July) Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
September 30 Thursday Botswana Day Public Holiday
October 1 Friday Public Holiday (October) Public Holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Sunday Boxing Day National holiday

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Sunday Public Holiday (January) Public Holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 16 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 18 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Sunday Labour Day National holiday
May 2 Monday Labour Day observed Public Holiday
May 8 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 26 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 19 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 1 Friday Sir Seretse Khama Day Public Holiday
July 18 Monday President's Day Public Holiday
July 19 Tuesday Public Holiday (July) Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
September 30 Friday Botswana Day Public Holiday
October 1 Saturday Public Holiday (October) Public Holiday
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Monday Boxing Day National holiday
December 26 Monday Christmas Day observed Public Holiday
December 27 Tuesday Boxing Day observed Public Holiday