Public holidays and observances in Namibia

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
March 21 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
April 5 Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends Daylight Saving Time
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 12 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Friday May Day National holiday
May 4 Monday Cassinga Day Public Holiday
May 21 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 25 Monday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
August 26 Wednesday Heroes' Day National holiday
September 6 Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Daylight Saving Time
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
December 10 Thursday International Human Rights Day Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Saturday Day of Goodwill Public Holiday

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
March 21 Sunday Independence Day Public Holiday
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 4 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Saturday May Day National holiday
May 4 Tuesday Cassinga Day Public Holiday
May 13 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 25 Tuesday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
August 26 Thursday Heroes' Day National holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
December 10 Friday International Human Rights Day Public Holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Sunday Day of Goodwill Public Holiday

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