Places in Ghana

Top events in Ghana

November
01

Description: Pronounced ‘Hobejojo’, and literally meaning ‘Exodus’, this festival, commemorates the escape of the Ewe people from a tyrannical...

November
05

Usually peaking in activity between 1130 and 1300, this popular and accessible festival is held at the Ashanti royal palace in Kumasi about eight...

April
20

The least traditional of Ghana's local festivals, this enjoyable fundraising event has taken place every Easter since 2003, with the cliffs above...

Ghana 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 Eid al-Fitr, Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. Some disruption may continue into Eid al-Fitr itself. Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha may last up to several days, depending on the region.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
March
06
Independence Day
Start date:
6 March 2014
April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
April
21
Easter Monday
Start date:
21 April 2014
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
May
25
Africa Day
Start date:
25 May 2014
July
01
Republic Day
Start date:
1 July 2014
July
28
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
28 July 2014
October
04
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
4 October 2014
December
05
National Farmers' Day
Start date:
5 December 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
March
06
Independence Day
Start date:
6 March 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
April
06
Easter Monday
Start date:
6 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
May
25
Africa Day
Start date:
25 May 2015
July
01
Republic Day
Start date:
1 July 2015
July
18
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
18 July 2015
September
23
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
23 September 2015
December
04
National Farmers' Day
Start date:
4 December 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
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