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Gambia has a total of 22 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.|
|Day off for New Year
||Monday, January 2, 2023||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Saturday, February 18, 2023||Independence Day is a public holiday in The Gambia|
|Day off for Independence Day
||Monday, February 20, 2023||Independence Day is a public holiday in The Gambia|
||Monday, March 20, 2023||March Equinox in The Gambia (Banjul)|
||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.|
||Friday, April 7, 2023||Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.|
||Monday, April 10, 2023||Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.|
||Monday, April 17, 2023||Laylat al-Qadr commmemorates the time when Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).|
||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.|
|Eid al-Fitr Holiday
||Saturday, April 22, 2023||Eid al-Fitr Holiday is a public holiday in The Gambia|
||Monday, May 1, 2023||Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.|
||Thursday, May 25, 2023||Africa Day is a public holiday in The Gambia|
||Wednesday, June 21, 2023||June Solstice in The Gambia (Banjul)|
||Thursday, June 29, 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.|
||Saturday, July 22, 2023||Revolution Day is a public holiday in The Gambia|
||Friday, July 28, 2023||Ashura is a public holiday in The Gambia|
|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.|
||Saturday, September 23, 2023||September Equinox in The Gambia (Banjul)|
|The Prophet's Birthday
||Wednesday, September 27, 2023||Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.|
||Friday, December 22, 2023||December Solstice in The Gambia (Banjul)|
||Monday, December 25, 2023||Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.|