Sierra Leone has a total of 17 holidays in 2022. 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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Holiday Date Details
New Year
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Armed Forces Day
Friday, February 18, 2022 Armed Forces Day is a public holiday in Sierra Leone
International Women's Day
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 International Women's Day is a public holiday in Sierra Leone
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Sierra Leone (Freetown)
Good Friday
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Independence Day
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 Independence Day is a public holiday in Sierra Leone
Eid al-Fitr
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 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.
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Sierra Leone (Freetown)
Tabaski
Sunday, July 10, 2022 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.
Day off for Tabaski
Monday, July 11, 2022 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.
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Sierra Leone (Freetown)
The Prophet's Birthday
Saturday, October 8, 2022 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Sierra Leone (Freetown)
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day
Monday, December 26, 2022 Boxing Day is a public holiday in Sierra Leone
Day off for Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 27, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.