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Sierra Leone has a total of 17 holidays in 2020. 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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||Wednesday, January 1, 2020||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
|Armed Forces Day
||Tuesday, February 18, 2020||Armed Forces Day is a public holiday in Sierra Leone|
|International Women's Day
||Sunday, March 8, 2020||International Women's Day is a public holiday in Sierra Leone|
|Day off for International Women's Day
||Monday, March 9, 2020||International Women's Day is a public holiday in Sierra Leone|
||Friday, March 20, 2020||March Equinox in Sierra Leone (Freetown)|
||Friday, April 10, 2020||Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.|
||Monday, April 13, 2020||Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.|
||Monday, April 27, 2020||Independence Day is a public holiday in Sierra Leone|
||Sunday, May 24, 2020||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.|
|Day off for Eid al-Fitr
||Monday, May 25, 2020||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.|
||Saturday, June 20, 2020||June Solstice in Sierra Leone (Freetown)|
||Friday, July 31, 2020||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.|
||Tuesday, September 22, 2020||September Equinox in Sierra Leone (Freetown)|
|The Prophet's Birthday
||Thursday, October 29, 2020||Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.|
||Monday, December 21, 2020||December Solstice in Sierra Leone (Freetown)|
||Friday, December 25, 2020||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Saturday, December 26, 2020||Boxing Day is a public holiday in Sierra Leone|