Namibia has a total of 18 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
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in Namibia (Windhoek)
Independence Day
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Independence Day is a public holiday in Namibia
Good Friday
Friday, April 19, 2019 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 22, 2019 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Workers' Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Cassinga Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019 Cassinga Day is a public holiday in Namibia
Africa Day
Saturday, May 25, 2019 Africa Day is a public holiday in Namibia
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.
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in Namibia (Windhoek)
Heroes' Day
Monday, August 26, 2019 Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Namibia
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019 September Equinox in Namibia (Windhoek)
Election Day
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Election Day is a public holiday in Namibia
Day of the Namibian Women and International Human Rights Day
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Day of the Namibian Women and International Human Rights Day is a public holiday in Namibia
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in Namibia (Windhoek)
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Family Day
Thursday, December 26, 2019 Family Day is a public holiday in Namibia