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Mother's Day in South Africa

Mother’s Day is a day for many people to show their appreciation towards mothers and mother figures worldwide. It is an annual event but is held at different dates in the calendar, depending on the country.

Is Mother's Day a Public Holiday?

Mother's Day is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, May 12, 2019 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in South Africa.

Gift boxes and pink rose.

Flowers and other gifts are given to mothers on Mother's Day.

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About Mother's Day

Read more about Mother's Day.

Mother's Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010SunMay 9Mother's DayObservance
2011SunMay 8Mother's DayObservance
2012SunMay 13Mother's DayObservance
2013SunMay 12Mother's DayObservance
2014SunMay 11Mother's DayObservance
2015SunMay 10Mother's DayObservance
2016SunMay 8Mother's DayObservance
2017SunMay 14Mother's DayObservance
2018SunMay 13Mother's DayObservance
2019SunMay 12Mother's DayObservance
2020SunMay 10Mother's DayObservance

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