Namibia has a total of 13 holidays in 2017. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Sunday||January 1||National holiday|
||Tuesday||March 21||National holiday|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||April 14||National holiday|
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
|Monday||April 17||National holiday|
||Monday||May 1||National holiday|
||Thursday||May 4||National holiday|
Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
|Thursday||May 25||National holiday|
||Thursday||May 25||National holiday|
||Saturday||August 26||National holiday|
|International Human Rights Day
||Sunday||December 10||National holiday|
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Monday||December 25||National holiday|
|Day of Goodwill
||Tuesday||December 26||National holiday|