Swaziland has a total of 18 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 Eswatini (Mbabane)
Good Friday
Friday, March 29, 2024 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 1, 2024 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Birthday of King Mswati III
Friday, April 19, 2024 Birthday of King Mswati III is a public holiday in Eswatini
National Flag Day
Thursday, April 25, 2024 National Flag Day is a public holiday in Eswatini
May 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.
June Solstice
Thursday, June 20, 2024 June Solstice in Eswatini (Mbabane)
Birthday of the late King Sobhuza
Monday, July 22, 2024 Birthday of the late King Sobhuza is a public holiday in Eswatini
Umhlanga Reed Dance
Monday, September 2, 2024 Umhlanga Reed Dance is a public holiday in Eswatini
Somhlolo Day (Independence Day)
Friday, September 6, 2024 Somhlolo Day (Independence Day) is a public holiday in Eswatini
September Equinox
Sunday, September 22, 2024 September Equinox in Eswatini (Mbabane)
December Solstice
Saturday, December 21, 2024 December Solstice in Eswatini (Mbabane)
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 Eswatini
Incwala Day
Saturday, December 28, 2024 Incwala Day is a public holiday in Eswatini
Day off for Incwala Day
Monday, December 30, 2024 Incwala Day is a public holiday in Eswatini
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