Freedom Day is a public holiday in South Africa. In the table below, you will find when Freedom Day observed is official marked and celebrated in South Africa over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
2010
Tuesday April 27 Freedom Day
2011
Wednesday April 27 Freedom Day
2012
Friday April 27 Freedom Day
2013
Saturday April 27 Freedom Day
2014
Monday April 28 Freedom Day observed
2015
Monday April 27 Freedom Day
2016
Wednesday April 27 Freedom Day
2017
Thursday April 27 Freedom Day
2018
Friday April 27 Freedom Day
2019
Saturday April 27 Freedom Day
2020
Monday April 27 Freedom Day
2021
Tuesday April 27 Freedom Day
2022
Wednesday April 27 Freedom Day
2023
Thursday April 27 Freedom Day
2024
Saturday April 27 Freedom Day
2025
Monday April 28 Freedom Day observed

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