Public holidays and observances in Ghana

Year 2018

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
March 6 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 30 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
March 31 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 1 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 2 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Tuesday May Day National holiday
May 13 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
May 25 Friday African Union Day Public Holiday
June 15 Friday Id ul Fitr Public Holiday
June 17 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
June 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
July 1 Sunday Republic Day Public Holiday
July 2 Monday Republic Day observed Public Holiday
August 22 Wednesday Id ul Adha Public Holiday
September 21 Friday Founder's Day Public Holiday
September 23 Sunday September equinox Season
December 7 Friday Farmer's Day Observance
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season
December 24 Monday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Wednesday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 6 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 20 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 21 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 22 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
May 12 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
May 25 Saturday African Union Day Public Holiday
May 27 Monday African Union Day observed Public Holiday
June 5 Wednesday Id ul Fitr Public Holiday
June 16 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 1 Monday Republic Day Public Holiday
August 12 Monday Id ul Adha Public Holiday
September 21 Saturday Founder's Day Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
September 23 Monday Founder's Day observed Public Holiday
December 6 Friday Farmer's Day Observance
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Thursday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 6 Friday Independence Day Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 11 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 12 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Friday May Day National holiday
May 10 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
May 24 Sunday Id ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 25 Monday African Union Day Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
June 21 Sunday Fathers' Day Observance
July 1 Wednesday Republic Day Public Holiday
July 31 Friday Id ul Adha Public Holiday
September 21 Monday Founder's Day Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
December 4 Friday Farmer's Day Observance
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Saturday Boxing Day National holiday
December 28 Monday Boxing Day observed Public Holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance