Swaziland has a total of 17 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
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Eswatini (Mbabane)
Good Friday
Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 5, 2021 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Birthday of King Mswati III
Monday, April 19, 2021 Birthday of King Mswati III is a public holiday in Eswatini
National Flag Day
Sunday, April 25, 2021 National Flag Day is a public holiday in Eswatini
May Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
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.
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Eswatini (Mbabane)
Birthday of the late King Sobhuza
Thursday, July 22, 2021 Birthday of the late King Sobhuza is a public holiday in Eswatini
Umhlanga Reed Dance
Monday, September 6, 2021 Umhlanga Reed Dance is a public holiday in Eswatini
Somhlolo Day (Independence Day)
Monday, September 6, 2021 Somhlolo Day (Independence Day) is a public holiday in Eswatini
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Eswatini (Mbabane)
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Eswatini (Mbabane)
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 Eswatini
Incwala Day
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 Incwala Day is a public holiday in Eswatini