Public Holidays in Ghana in 2017

Ghana List of National Public holidays of Ghana in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Monday January 02 Jan 2 New Years Holiday Public Holiday as New Years Day falls on a Sunday
Monday March 06 Mar 6 Independence Day Independence from the United Kingdom in 1957
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 01 May 1 May Day International Labour Day
Thursday May 25 May 25 African Unity Day
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Monday July 03 Jul 3 Republic Day (observed) Ghana became a republic on 1 July 1960
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Eidul-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Thursday September 21 Sep 21 Founders Day Birthday of Ghana's first president, Kwame Nkrumah
Friday December 01 Dec 1 Farmer's Day 1st Friday in December
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day


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