Botswana has a total of 21 holidays in 2019. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Public Holiday (January)
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 Public Holiday (January) is a public holiday in Botswana
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in Botswana (Gaborone)
Good Friday
Friday, April 19, 2019 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 20, 2019 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 22, 2019 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Labour Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 12, 2019 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 30, 2019 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
Father's Day
Sunday, June 16, 2019 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in Botswana (Gaborone)
Sir Seretse Khama Day
Monday, July 1, 2019 Sir Seretse Khama Day is a public holiday in Botswana
Public Holiday
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 Public Holiday is a public holiday in Botswana
President's Day
Monday, July 15, 2019 President's Day is a public holiday in Botswana
Public Holiday (July)
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 Public Holiday (July) is a public holiday in Botswana
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019 September Equinox in Botswana (Gaborone)
Botswana Day
Monday, September 30, 2019 Botswana Day is a public holiday in Botswana
Public Holiday (October)
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Public Holiday (October) is a public holiday in Botswana
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in Botswana (Gaborone)
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Thursday, December 26, 2019 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Botswana