Start using our Holiday API
Use our Holiday data in your applications programmatically. No credit card is required to start.
Burkina Faso has a total of 18 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.
These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates or sign up for our newsletter to receive regular updates. All updates are automatically added to our API as well.
Our API allows you to specify the State and Region as part of the API requests, thereby limiting the requests to a particular state or city. View the API documentation for a full description of the supported countries, states and regions.
||Tuesday, January 1, 2019||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
|Burkina Faso Popular Uprising Day
||Thursday, January 3, 2019||Burkina Faso Popular Uprising Day is a public holiday in Burkina Faso|
|International Women's Day
||Friday, March 8, 2019||International Women's Day is a public holiday in Burkina Faso|
||Wednesday, March 20, 2019||March Equinox in Burkina Faso (Ouagadougou)|
||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.|
||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.|
||Friday, June 21, 2019||June Solstice in Burkina Faso (Ouagadougou)|
||Monday, August 5, 2019||National Day is a public holiday in Burkina Faso|
||Sunday, August 11, 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 23, 2019||September Equinox in Burkina Faso (Ouagadougou)|
||Friday, November 1, 2019||All Saints is a public holiday in Burkina Faso|
|The Prophet's Birthday
||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.|
|Proclamation of Independence Day
||Wednesday, December 11, 2019||Proclamation of Independence Day is a public holiday in Burkina Faso|
||Sunday, December 22, 2019||December Solstice in Burkina Faso (Ouagadougou)|
||Wednesday, December 25, 2019||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|