Places in Ghana

Top events in Ghana

September
01

The most important annual festival in Kumasi is a week-long affair that climaxes on Friday with a procession through town to Manhyia Palace palace...

September
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...

September
06

Literally meaning ‘the adorning of new clothes’, this is the most important and colourful festival in the Fante calendar, with local chiefs and...

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.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
March
06
Independence Day
Start date:
6 March 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
March
28
Easter Monday
Start date:
28 March 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
25
Africa Day
Start date:
25 May 2016
July
01
Republic Day
Start date:
1 July 2016
July
07
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
7 July 2016
September
13
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
13 September 2016
December
02
National Farmers' Day
Start date:
2 December 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
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