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Market Holidays


In pursuance of the provisions of section 2 of the Public Holiday Act, please be informed that the Permanent Secretary to the President by Government Notice No. 153 of 2023 has declared the following as Public Holidays to be observed in Botswana in the Year 2024:

NEW YEAR’S DAY Monday 1st January, 2024
PUBLIC HOLIDAY Tuesday 2nd January, 2024
GOOD FRIDAY Friday 29th March, 2024
PUBLIC HOLIDAY Saturday 30th March, 2024
EASTER MONDAY Monday 1st April, 2024
LABOUR DAY Wednesday 1st May, 2024
ASCENSION DAY Thursday 9th May, 2024
SIR SERETSE KHAMA DAY Monday 1st July, 2024
PRESIDENT’S DAY Monday 15th July, 2024
PUBLIC HOLIDAY Tuesday 16th July, 2024
BOTSWANA DAY Monday 30th September, 2024
PUBLIC HOLIDAY Tuesday 1st October, 2024
CHRISTMAS DAY Wednesday 25th December, 2024
BOXING DAY Thursday 26th December, 2024