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Senegal has a total of 20 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.
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||Tuesday, January 1, 2019||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Wednesday, March 20, 2019||March Equinox in Senegal (Dakar)|
||Thursday, April 4, 2019||Independence Day is a public holiday in Senegal|
||Monday, April 22, 2019||Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.|
||Wednesday, May 1, 2019||May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.|
||Sunday, May 26, 2019||Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.|
||Thursday, May 30, 2019||Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.|
||Tuesday, June 4, 2019||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.|
||Monday, June 10, 2019||Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday that falls on the day after Pentecost, which is also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday.|
||Sunday, June 16, 2019||Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.|
||Friday, June 21, 2019||June Solstice in Senegal (Dakar)|
||Monday, August 12, 2019||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.|
|Assumption of Mary
||Thursday, August 15, 2019||The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.|
||Monday, September 9, 2019||Tamkharit is a public holiday in Senegal|
||Monday, September 23, 2019||September Equinox in Senegal (Dakar)|
|Grand Magal de Touba
||Thursday, October 17, 2019||Grand Magal de Touba is a public holiday in Senegal|
|All Saints' Day
||Friday, November 1, 2019||Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.|
||Sunday, November 10, 2019||Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.|
||Sunday, December 22, 2019||December Solstice in Senegal (Dakar)|
||Wednesday, December 25, 2019||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|