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Youth Day in South Africa

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Is Youth Day a Public Holiday?

Youth Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Youth Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015TueJun 16Youth DayPublic Holiday
2016ThuJun 16Youth DayPublic Holiday
2017FriJun 16Youth DayPublic Holiday
2018SatJun 16Youth DayPublic Holiday
2019SunJun 16Youth DayPublic Holiday
2019MonJun 17Youth Day observedPublic Holiday
2020TueJun 16Youth DayPublic Holiday
2021WedJun 16Youth DayPublic Holiday
2022ThuJun 16Youth DayPublic Holiday
2023FriJun 16Youth DayPublic Holiday
2024SunJun 16Youth DayPublic Holiday
2024MonJun 17Youth Day observedPublic Holiday
2025MonJun 16Youth DayPublic Holiday

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