Public holidays and observances in Swaziland

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
April 19 Sunday Birthday of King Mswati III Public Holiday
April 25 Saturday National Flag Day Observance
May 1 Friday May Day National holiday
May 21 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 22 Wednesday Birthday of the late King Sobhuza Public Holiday
August 31 Monday Umhlanga Reed Dance Public Holiday
September 6 Sunday Smhlolo Day (Independence Day) Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Saturday Boxing Day National holiday
December 28 Monday Incwala Day 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
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 19 Monday Birthday of King Mswati III Public Holiday
April 25 Sunday National Flag Day Observance
May 1 Saturday May Day National holiday
May 13 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 22 Thursday Birthday of the late King Sobhuza Public Holiday
September 6 Monday Smhlolo Day (Independence Day) Public Holiday
September 6 Monday Umhlanga Reed Dance Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Sunday Boxing Day National holiday
December 28 Tuesday Incwala Day 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
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 18 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 19 Tuesday Birthday of King Mswati III Public Holiday
April 25 Monday National Flag Day Observance
May 1 Sunday May Day National holiday
May 26 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 22 Friday Birthday of the late King Sobhuza Public Holiday
September 5 Monday Umhlanga Reed Dance Public Holiday
September 6 Tuesday Smhlolo Day (Independence Day) Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Monday Boxing Day National holiday
December 28 Wednesday Incwala Day 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
April 7 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 10 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 19 Wednesday Birthday of King Mswati III Public Holiday
April 25 Tuesday National Flag Day Observance
May 1 Monday May Day National holiday
May 18 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
July 22 Saturday Birthday of the late King Sobhuza Public Holiday
September 4 Monday Umhlanga Reed Dance Public Holiday
September 6 Wednesday Smhlolo Day (Independence Day) Public Holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Tuesday Boxing Day National holiday
December 28 Thursday Incwala Day Public Holiday