Botswana has a total of 20 holidays in 2020. 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
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Public Holiday (January)
Thursday, January 2, 2020 Public Holiday (January) is a public holiday in Botswana
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Botswana (Gaborone)
Good Friday
Friday, April 10, 2020 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 11, 2020 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 13, 2020 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Labour Day
Friday, May 1, 2020 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 10, 2020 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 21, 2020 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Botswana (Gaborone)
Father's Day
Sunday, June 21, 2020 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Sir Seretse Khama Day
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 Sir Seretse Khama Day is a public holiday in Botswana
President's Day
Monday, July 20, 2020 President's Day is a public holiday in Botswana
Public Holiday (July)
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 Public Holiday (July) is a public holiday in Botswana
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in Botswana (Gaborone)
Botswana Day
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Botswana Day is a public holiday in Botswana
Public Holiday (October)
Thursday, October 1, 2020 Public Holiday (October) is a public holiday in Botswana
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in Botswana (Gaborone)
Christmas Day
Friday, December 25, 2020 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Saturday, December 26, 2020 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Botswana