Upcoming Occasions in South Africa 2017 and 2018!

Upcoming Occasions in South Africa 2017 and 2018!

Upcoming Occasions:

6 - 12 November 2017: Domestic Workers' Week

9 August 2018: Women’s Day

25 December 2017: Christmas Day

1 September 2018: Spring Day

1 January 2018: New Year’s Day

5 September 2018: Secretary’s Day

14 February 2018: Valentine’s Day

9 - 11 September 2018: Rosh Hashanah

1 April 2018: Easter Sunday

5 October 2018: Teacher’s Day

30 March -17 April 2018: Passover

7 October 2018: Grandparents’ Day

13 May 2018: Mother’s Day

16 October 2018: Boss’s Day

17 June 2018: Father’s Day

19-23 October 2017: Diwali

14 June 2018: Eid al-Fitr

31 October 2017: Halloween

Keeping track of those special occasions can be hard, so here at NetFlorist, we have put together a list of all the upcoming occasions and holidays.

At NetFlorist, we love helping you in sending online flowers and gifts to your loved ones; and for this reason, we don’t want you to miss out on any of those important holidays. So if you’re stuck asking yourself when is Boss’s Day?  When is Eid or when is Secretary’s Day? We’ve got the answers!

This means that now you have no excuses for forgetting these awesome holidays and not sending your friends and loved ones well wishes on these occasions in the form of floral gifts and awesome presents.

Upcoming Occasions 2017/2018

When is Diwali 2017? Diwali falls on the 19th to the 23rd of October this year! Diwali is a festival geared towards family and friends, gift giving, prayers. The festival of lights is an ancient festival that represents the constant battle between light and dark, good and evil. Every year families and friends exchange Diwali gifts with each other on the darkest nights of the festival.

When is Halloween 2017? Halloween is celebrated on the 31st of October every year. It’s on this day that it’s believed the dead and living worlds collide and the dead can walk amongst the living. It’s also on this day that we can dress up in fun and silly costumes and go trick-or-treating, or simply just have a party at someone’s house, or even your own.

When is Christmas 2017? Each and every year, Christmas Day falls on 25th December! Christmas, as we know, is a combination of an ancient pagan festival and the celebration of the birth of Christ. In most homes, decorating the Christmas tree is a family event and a signal that Christmas is truly upon us. 

Yeah, New Year's Day is a public holiday that celebrates the start of the new year, but we bet that you're going to be spending this holiday recuperating from the night before. Either that or just carry on the festivities on this public holiday! When is New Years Day 2017? That's right, on the 1st of January!

When is Valentine's Day 2017? February 14th is the day to spread the love and exchange affectionate gifts to one another. Its either you go out to a nice restaurant or create a special dinner at the comfort of your home. 


When is Easter 2017? This year it falls on the 16th of April. Easter means many things to many people. For some it’s all about the bounty- the chocolate bunnies, the Easter eggs, jelly beans and hot cross buns. For others, Easter signifies leaving the past behind, and experiencing rebirth, hope and new beginnings.

When is Passover 2017? This year it begins on 11 April and ends on the evening of 18 AprilPesach or Passover is a special time of year that celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from Egypt and the cruel reign of the Pharaoh of Egypt. 

This Mother’s Day make sure she knows that you are grateful for everything she has done and does do for you. When is Mother's Day 2017? This year it falls on the 14th of May! Spoil your Mom this Mother's Day in the best way possible- with gifts and flowers!

Father’s day comes but once a year, but dad’s duty continues all year 'round, whether it is getting your cat out of a tree, or de-clagging your drain (yes, we know we can do it ourselves, but YUK) of all your hair. When is Father's Day 2017? This year it is on the 18th of June

For those of us not in the know, Eid is a major Islamic festival celebrated all around the world. When is Eid 2017? This year Eid al-Fitr falls on the 25th of June! During Eid celebrations, it is usually a custom to present your loved ones with Eid gifts to share in the happiness of being together. 

When is Women's Day 2017? Every year, come the 9th of August, we celebrate Women’s Day and this means celebrating all women throughout our nation: our moms, grannies, sisters, girlfriends, wives and daughters.

When is Spring Day 2017? Every year, Spring Day falls on the 1st of September. Spring Day is all about starting fresh, a mini new year where you can pretend that you did indeed reach all your resolutions or you can just scrap them and write a more you a more simple resolution to do list.

When is Secretary's Day 2017? This year, Secretary's Day falls on the 6 Sept 2017! This day is devoted to those hard working secretaries, PA's, receptionists, and assistants. Secretary’s Day is a day to salute these men and women who are the controllers of the boardrooms, the Air Conditioning, the sacred diaries and the office news room aka the rumour mill.

When is Grandparents' Day 2017? Grandparents' Day falls on the 1st of October this year. This is a day that we, those awesome grandkids, can give something back to our grandfolks. After all, they are the people who not only raised our parents (can you imagine!) but they also had a hand in raising us!

When is Rosh Hashanah 2017? This year Rosh Hashanah falls on the 21-22 September. Rosh Hashanah is when the creation of Adam and Eve is celebrated over two days in September, and it signals the beginning of the New Year in the Jewish calendar.

When is Teacher's Day 2017? Well NetFlorist loves special days and this one is one of our faves - the 5th of October, Teachers Day. It’s a day that comes once a year where we can say thanks to our mentors, teachers, tutors, and everyone who has ever taken the time to teach us something.

When is Boss's Day 2017? Well this year it falls on the 16th of October! This day is dedicated to spoiling him or her with amazing Bosses Day gifts and messages of appreciation. Let NetFlorist help you with your Boss's Day gifting needs!

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