Botswana has a total of 21 holidays in 2021. 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
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Public Holiday (January)
Saturday, January 2, 2021 Public Holiday (January) is a public holiday in Botswana
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Botswana (Gaborone)
Good Friday
Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 3, 2021 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 5, 2021 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Labour Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 9, 2021 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 13, 2021 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 20, 2021 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Botswana (Gaborone)
Sir Seretse Khama Day
Thursday, July 1, 2021 Sir Seretse Khama Day is a public holiday in Botswana
President's Day
Monday, July 19, 2021 President's Day is a public holiday in Botswana
Public Holiday (July)
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Public Holiday (July) is a public holiday in Botswana
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Botswana (Gaborone)
Botswana Day
Thursday, September 30, 2021 Botswana Day is a public holiday in Botswana
Public Holiday (October)
Friday, October 1, 2021 Public Holiday (October) is a public holiday in Botswana
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Botswana (Gaborone)
Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Sunday, December 26, 2021 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Botswana
Day off for Boxing Day
Monday, December 27, 2021 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Botswana