Public holidays and observances in Burkina Faso

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Saturday Labour Day National holiday
May 13 Thursday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 13 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 20 Tuesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 15 Sunday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 19 Tuesday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
November 1 Monday All Saints' Eve Public Holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 18 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Sunday Labour Day National holiday
May 3 Tuesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 26 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 10 Sunday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 15 Monday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 8 Saturday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
November 1 Tuesday All Saints' Eve Public Holiday
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Monday March equinox Season
April 10 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 22 Saturday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 1 Monday Labour Day National holiday
May 18 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
June 29 Thursday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 15 Tuesday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
September 27 Wednesday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
November 1 Wednesday All Saints' Eve Public Holiday
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2024

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 1 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 10 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 1 Wednesday Labour Day National holiday
May 9 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 17 Monday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
June 20 Thursday June Solstice Season
August 15 Thursday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 16 Monday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
September 22 Sunday September equinox Season
November 1 Friday All Saints' Eve Public Holiday
December 21 Saturday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday