Public holidays and observances in Gambia

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year Public Holiday
February 18 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Friday Labour Day National holiday
May 19 Tuesday Lailat al-Qadr Public Holiday
May 24 Sunday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 25 Monday Africa Day 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
August 29 Saturday Ashura Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 29 Thursday The Prophet's Birthday 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
February 18 Thursday Independence Day Public Holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Saturday Labour Day National holiday
May 8 Saturday Lailat al-Qadr Public Holiday
May 13 Thursday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 25 Tuesday Africa Day 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
August 19 Thursday Ashura Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 19 Tuesday The Prophet's Birthday 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
February 18 Friday Independence Day Public Holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 18 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 28 Thursday Lailat al-Qadr Public Holiday
May 1 Sunday Labour Day National holiday
May 3 Tuesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 25 Wednesday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 10 Sunday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 8 Monday Ashura 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
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
February 18 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
March 20 Monday March equinox Season
April 7 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 10 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 17 Monday Lailat al-Qadr Public Holiday
April 22 Saturday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 1 Monday Labour Day National holiday
May 25 Thursday Africa Day Public Holiday
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
June 29 Thursday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 28 Friday Ashura 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
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday