Public holidays in Ghana We all love the holidays right? Well, check out the full list of public holidays in Ghana 2022 so you can begin to make plans ahead of the next holiday.
Ghana’s holidays are basically put into two types ie. Statutory Public holidays and Commemorative Holidays.
With Statutory Holidays like Constitution Day, Independence Day etc, such days are declared as public holidays hence no formal work takes place. Whereas Commemorative Holidays are not Public Holidays but only acknowledged/celebrated as an important day in Ghana.
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As has become the norm in Ghana, Statutory holidays that fall on weekends will be marked on the next working day.
Statutory Public Holidays
HOLIDAY DATE DAY
New Year’s Day 1st January Saturday
Constitution Day 7th January Friday
Independence Day 6th March Sunday
Good Friday 15th April Friday
Easter Monday 18th April Monday
May Day (Workers’ Day) 1st May Sunday
Eid-Ul-Fitr ******** ********
Eid-Ul-Adha ******** ********
Founders’ Day 4th August Thursday
Kwame Nkrumah Mem. Day 21st Sept. Wed
Farmer’s Day 2nd December Friday
Christmas Day 25th December Sunday
Boxing Day 26th December Monday
NB: There are no fixed dates for the Eid-Ul-Fitr and Eid-Ul-Adha because they are movable feasts. The dates for their observation are provided by the Office of the Chief Imam in the course of the year
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HOLIDAY DATE DAY
African Union Day 25th May Wednesday
Republic Day 1st July Friday
NB: Commemorative Days would not be observed as public holidays