Swaziland has a total of 19 holidays in 2023. 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
Sunday, January 1, 2023 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 2, 2023 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in Eswatini (Mbabane)
Good Friday
Friday, April 7, 2023 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 10, 2023 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Birthday of King Mswati III
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 Birthday of King Mswati III is a public holiday in Eswatini
National Flag Day
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 National Flag Day is a public holiday in Eswatini
May Day
Monday, May 1, 2023 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 18, 2023 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Eswatini (Mbabane)
Birthday of the late King Sobhuza
Saturday, July 22, 2023 Birthday of the late King Sobhuza is a public holiday in Eswatini
Day off for Birthday of the late King Sobhuza
Monday, July 24, 2023 Birthday of the late King Sobhuza is a public holiday in Eswatini
Umhlanga Reed Dance
Monday, September 4, 2023 Umhlanga Reed Dance is a public holiday in Eswatini
Somhlolo Day (Independence Day)
Wednesday, September 6, 2023 Somhlolo Day (Independence Day) is a public holiday in Eswatini
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Eswatini (Mbabane)
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Eswatini (Mbabane)
Christmas Day
Monday, December 25, 2023 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Tuesday, December 26, 2023 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Eswatini
Incwala Day
Thursday, December 28, 2023 Incwala Day is a public holiday in Eswatini