Public holidays and observances in Gambia

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year Public Holiday
February 18 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 22 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Wednesday Labour Day National holiday
May 25 Saturday Africa Day Public Holiday
May 31 Friday Lailat al-Qadr Public Holiday
June 5 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
August 12 Monday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 15 Thursday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 10 Tuesday Ashura Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
November 10 Sunday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday

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