Public holidays and observances in Namibia

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
March 21 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 17 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 18 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Sunday May Day National holiday
May 4 Wednesday Cassinga Day Public Holiday
May 25 Wednesday Africa Day Public Holiday
May 26 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
August 26 Friday Heroes' Day National holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
December 10 Saturday International Human Rights Day Public Holiday
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Monday Day of Goodwill Public Holiday

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Monday March equinox Season
March 21 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
April 7 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 9 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 10 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Monday May Day National holiday
May 4 Thursday Cassinga Day Public Holiday
May 18 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 25 Thursday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
August 26 Saturday Heroes' Day National holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
December 10 Sunday International Human Rights Day Public Holiday
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Tuesday Day of Goodwill Public Holiday

Year 2024

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 21 Thursday Independence Day Public Holiday
March 29 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
March 31 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 1 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
May 4 Saturday Cassinga Day Public Holiday
May 9 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 25 Saturday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 20 Thursday June Solstice Season
August 26 Monday Heroes' Day National holiday
September 22 Sunday September equinox Season
December 10 Tuesday International Human Rights Day Public Holiday
December 21 Saturday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Thursday Day of Goodwill Public Holiday

Year 2025

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Thursday March equinox Season
March 21 Friday Independence Day Public Holiday
April 18 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 20 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 21 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Thursday May Day National holiday
May 4 Sunday Cassinga Day Public Holiday
May 25 Sunday Africa Day Public Holiday
May 29 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 21 Saturday June Solstice Season
August 26 Tuesday Heroes' Day National holiday
September 22 Monday September equinox Season
December 10 Wednesday International Human Rights Day Public Holiday
December 21 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 25 Thursday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Friday Day of Goodwill Public Holiday