Botswana has a total of 20 holidays in 2024. 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
Monday, January 1, 2024 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Public Holiday (January)
Tuesday, January 2, 2024 Public Holiday (January) is a public holiday in Botswana
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 March Equinox in Botswana (Gaborone)
Good Friday
Friday, March 29, 2024 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, March 30, 2024 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 1, 2024 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Labour Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 9, 2024 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 12, 2024 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
Father's Day
Sunday, June 16, 2024 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Thursday, June 20, 2024 June Solstice in Botswana (Gaborone)
Sir Seretse Khama Day
Monday, July 1, 2024 Sir Seretse Khama Day is a public holiday in Botswana
President's Day
Monday, July 15, 2024 President's Day is a public holiday in Botswana
Public Holiday (July)
Tuesday, July 16, 2024 Public Holiday (July) is a public holiday in Botswana
September Equinox
Sunday, September 22, 2024 September Equinox in Botswana (Gaborone)
Botswana Day
Monday, September 30, 2024 Botswana Day is a public holiday in Botswana
Public Holiday (October)
Tuesday, October 1, 2024 Public Holiday (October) is a public holiday in Botswana
December Solstice
Saturday, December 21, 2024 December Solstice in Botswana (Gaborone)
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Thursday, December 26, 2024 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Botswana
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