Gabon has a total of 20 holidays in 2023. 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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||Sunday, January 1, 2023||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Monday, March 20, 2023||March Equinox in Gabon (Libreville)|
||Thursday, March 23, 2023||Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.|
||Sunday, April 9, 2023||Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.|
||Monday, April 10, 2023||Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.|
|Women's Rights Day
||Monday, April 17, 2023||Women's Rights Day is a public holiday in Gabon|
||Friday, April 21, 2023||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, May 1, 2023||Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.|
||Sunday, May 14, 2023||Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.|
||Thursday, May 18, 2023||Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.|
||Monday, May 29, 2023||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 18, 2023||Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.|
||Wednesday, June 21, 2023||June Solstice in Gabon (Libreville)|
||Wednesday, June 28, 2023||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
||Tuesday, August 15, 2023||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.|
||Wednesday, August 16, 2023||Independence Day is a public holiday in Gabon|
||Saturday, September 23, 2023||September Equinox in Gabon (Libreville)|
|All Saints' Day
||Wednesday, November 1, 2023||Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.|
||Friday, December 22, 2023||December Solstice in Gabon (Libreville)|
||Monday, December 25, 2023||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|
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