Swaziland has a total of 19 holidays in 2022. 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
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Day off for New Year
Monday, January 3, 2022 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Eswatini (Mbabane)
Good Friday
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Birthday of King Mswati III
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Birthday of King Mswati III is a public holiday in Eswatini
National Flag Day
Monday, April 25, 2022 National Flag Day is a public holiday in Eswatini
May Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Day off for May Day
Monday, May 2, 2022 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 26, 2022 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Eswatini (Mbabane)
Birthday of the late King Sobhuza
Friday, July 22, 2022 Birthday of the late King Sobhuza is a public holiday in Eswatini
Umhlanga Reed Dance
Monday, September 5, 2022 Umhlanga Reed Dance is a public holiday in Eswatini
Somhlolo Day (Independence Day)
Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Somhlolo Day (Independence Day) is a public holiday in Eswatini
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Eswatini (Mbabane)
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Eswatini (Mbabane)
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Monday, December 26, 2022 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Eswatini
Incwala Day
Wednesday, December 28, 2022 Incwala Day is a public holiday in Eswatini