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 send 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, or asking yourself when is Boss’s Day?  When is Eid, or Secretary’s Day? We’ve got the answers!

Upcoming Occasions 2017/2018

When is Diwali 2018? Diwali falls on the 7th of November this year! Diwali is a festival geared towards family and friends, gift giving, prayers and more. 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.

When is Halloween 2018? 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, silly costumes and go trick-or-treating, or have a spooky party and enjoy the occasion! 

When is Christmas 2018? Each and every year, Christmas Day falls on 25th December! Christmas, is a joyful time to eat tasty food, spend time with family and, of course, receive and buy Christmas gifts!  

New Year's Day is a public holiday that celebrates the start of the new year. Enter it with something special for you and your loved ones. So, when is New Years Day 2018? It's on the 1st of January of course!

When is Valentine's Day 2018? February 14th is the day to spread the love and exchange affectionate gifts with one another. It's a day to show your loved one what they mean to you with something extra special!


When is Easter 2018? This year it falls on the 1st of April. Easter is a time for family, friends and the Easter bunny! Fill Easter with chocolate and awesome Easter gifts! 

When is Passover 2018? This year it begins on the 30th of March and ends on the evening of the 7th of 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 for you. When is Mother's Day 2018? This year it falls on the 13th of May! Spoil your Mom this Mother's Day in the best way possible - with gifts and flowers!

Anyone can be a father but it takes someone special to be a Dad. Show your Dad how much he means to you this Father's Day by giving him all of his favourite gifts! When is Father's Day 2018? This year it is on the 17th of June

For those of us not in the know, Eid is a major Islamic festival celebrated all around the world. When is Eid 2018? This year Eid al-Fitr falls on the 14th 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 2018? 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 2018? Every year, Spring Day falls on the 1st of September. Spring Day is all about starting fresh, and welcoming the new blooms and warmer weather! 

When is Secretary's Day 2018? This year, Secretary's Day falls on the 5th of September! This day is devoted to those hard working secretaries, PA's, receptionists, and assistants. Secretary’s Day is a day dedicated to honouring the men and women behind the scenes who hold the office together like glue! 

When is Grandparents' Day 2018? Grandparents' Day falls on the 9th of September this year. This is a day that we can show our appreciation for all that our grandparents have done for us. 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 2018? This year Rosh Hashanah falls on the 9th to the 11th of 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 2018? Well NetFlorist loves special days and this one is one of our faves - Teachers Day falls on the 5th of October. 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.

When is Boss's Day 2018? 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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