Burkina Faso Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given below are approximations. During the lunar month of Ramadan that precedes Aid El Segheir (End of Ramadan), Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. Some disruption may continue into Aid El Segheir itself. Aid El Segheir and Aid El Kébir (Feast of Sacrifice) may last up to several days, depending on the region.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
03
Anniversary of the 1966 Coup d'État
Start date:
3 January 2017
March
08
International Women's Day
Start date:
8 March 2017
April
17
Easter Monday
Start date:
17 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
May
25
Ascension Day
Start date:
25 May 2017
June
25
Aid El Segheir (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
25 June 2017
August
04
Revolution Day
Start date:
4 August 2017
August
05
Independence Day
Start date:
5 August 2017
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2017
September
01
Aid El Kébir (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
1 September 2017
September
21
El am Hejir (Islamic New Year)
Start date:
21 September 2017
October
15
Anniversary of the 1987 Coup d'État
Start date:
15 October 2017
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2017
December
02
Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
Start date:
2 December 2017
December
11
Proclamation of the Republic
Start date:
11 December 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017