Namibia has a total of 17 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
Monday, January 1, 2024 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 March Equinox in Namibia (Windhoek)
Independence Day
Thursday, March 21, 2024 Independence Day is a public holiday in Namibia
Good Friday
Friday, March 29, 2024 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, March 31, 2024 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 1, 2024 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Workers' 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.
Cassinga Day
Saturday, May 4, 2024 Cassinga Day is a public holiday in Namibia
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.
Africa Day
Saturday, May 25, 2024 Africa Day is a public holiday in Namibia
June Solstice
Thursday, June 20, 2024 June Solstice in Namibia (Windhoek)
Heroes' Day
Monday, August 26, 2024 Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Namibia
September Equinox
Sunday, September 22, 2024 September Equinox in Namibia (Windhoek)
Day of the Namibian Women and International Human Rights Day
Tuesday, December 10, 2024 Day of the Namibian Women and International Human Rights Day is a public holiday in Namibia
December Solstice
Saturday, December 21, 2024 December Solstice in Namibia (Windhoek)
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Family Day
Thursday, December 26, 2024 Family Day is a public holiday in Namibia
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