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List Of Public Holidays In Ghana 2022

Public holidays in Ghana

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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Commemorative Days 

HOLIDAY                    DATE                         DAY 

African Union Day   25th May           Wednesday

Republic Day             1st July             Friday

NB: Commemorative Days would not be observed as public holidays

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