Public Holidays in Ghana in 2016

Ghana List of National Public holidays of Ghana in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Sunday March 06 Mar 6 Independence Day Independence from the United Kingdom in 1957
Monday March 07 Mar 7 Independence Day (observed) Observed holiday as Independence Day is on Sunday
Friday March 25 Mar 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday March 28 Mar 28 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Sunday May 01 May 1 May Day International Labour Day
Monday May 02 May 2 May Day (observed) International Labour Day
Wednesday May 25 May 25 African Unity Day
Friday July 01 Jul 1 Republic Day Ghana became a republic on 1 July 1960
Wednesday July 06 Jul 6 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Monday September 12 Sep 12 Eidul-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Wednesday September 21 Sep 21 Founders Day Birthday of Ghana's first president, Kwame Nkrumah
Friday December 02 Dec 2 Farmer's Day 1st Friday in December
Sunday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Monday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day
Tuesday December 27 Dec 27 Christmas Holiday


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