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Christmas Day in South Africa

Christmas Day, on December 25, is one of the most festive Christian holidays in many countries around the world. It celebrates Jesus' birth.

Many people celebrate Christmas Day with a festive meal.
Many people celebrate Christmas Day with a festive meal.
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About Christmas Day

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Christmas Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
SatDec 252010Christmas DayPublic Holiday
SunDec 252011Christmas DayPublic Holiday
MonDec 262011Christmas Day observedPublic Holiday
TueDec 252012Christmas DayPublic Holiday
WedDec 252013Christmas DayPublic Holiday
ThuDec 252014Christmas DayPublic Holiday
FriDec 252015Christmas DayPublic Holiday
SunDec 252016Christmas DayPublic Holiday
MonDec 262016Christmas Day observedPublic Holiday
MonDec 252017Christmas DayPublic Holiday
TueDec 252018Christmas DayPublic Holiday
WedDec 252019Christmas DayPublic Holiday
FriDec 252020Christmas DayPublic Holiday

Quick Facts

Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.

Christmas Day 2016

Sunday, December 25, 2016
Monday, December 26, 2016 – Observed date

Christmas Day 2017

Monday, December 25, 2017

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List of dates for other years

Related holidays

Other holidays in December 2016 in South Africa

Fun Holidays on December 25, 2016

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