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Ghana Public Holidays for 2023

Ghana is an independent republic state in the West African region. Ghana Public Holidays are largely influenced by the religious and nationalistic remembrance of independence struggle and government related commemorative days.
Here is a list of notable dates that are sanctioned by the Ministry of Interior as Public Holidays.

HolidayDateDay
New Year’s Day1st JanuarySunday
Constitution Day7th JanuarySaturday
Independence Day6th MarchMonday
Good Friday7th AprilFriday
Easter Monday10th AprilMonday
May Day (Workers’ Day)1st MayMonday
Eid-Ul-Fitr*Not fixed*Not fixed
Eid-Ul-Adha*Not fixed*Not fixed
Founders’ Day4th AugustFriday
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day21st SeptemberThursday
Farmer’s Day1st DecemberFriday
Christmas Day25th DecemberMonday
Boxing Day26th DecemberTuesday

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.

Commemorative Days

African Union Day25th MayThursday
Republic Day1st JulySaturday

NB: Commemorative Days would not to be observed as public holidays.

Source: The Ministry of the Interior / Ghanaonline.net

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