Public holidays and observances in Burkina Faso

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Friday Labour Day National holiday
May 21 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 24 Sunday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 31 Friday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 15 Saturday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 29 Thursday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
November 1 Sunday All Saints' Eve Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday

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 Ascension Day National holiday
May 13 Thursday Eid al-Fitr Public 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