Botswana Holidays

Knowing Botswana holidays can be helpful when planning to visit. This is because all banks and most shops close during public holidays in Botswana.

To help you plan your safari vacation better, i have compiled a list of all the public holidays.

See the table below for holiday dates and their respective names:

DateHoliday Name
January 1New Years Day
January 2Public Holiday
March - varies(The friday before Easter)Good Friday
March - varies(The Monday after Easter)Easter Monday
May 1Labour Day
May 25Ascension Day
July 1Sir Seretse Khama Day
July 21President's Day
July 22Public Holiday
September 30Botswana Day
October 1 Public Holiday
December 25Christmas Day
December 26Boxing Day

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