Ghana has a total of 25 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||January 1||National holiday|
||Monday||January 7||National holiday|
||Wednesday||March 6||National holiday|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||April 19||National holiday|
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
|Monday||April 22||National holiday|
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Wednesday||May 1||National holiday|
Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
|Id ul Fitr
Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
|Wednesday||June 5||National holiday|
Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
||Sunday||August 4||National holiday|
|Founder's Day observed
||Monday||August 5||National holiday|
Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
|Monday||August 12||National holiday|
|Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day
||Saturday||September 21||National holiday|
|Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day observed
||Monday||September 23||National holiday|
||Friday||December 6||National holiday|
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Wednesday||December 25||National holiday|
||Thursday||December 26||National holiday|
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.