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Public Holidays in Ghana 2021 🇬🇭

  • 3rd January, 2019 .
  • 1 minute read . Updated on 18th November, 2021

Ghana will have 13 public holidays in 2021. We added 2 new holidays in 2019: Constitution Day which falls on 7th January and Founders' Day on 4th August. The 25th May AU Day and the 1st July Republic Day are no longer holidays in Ghana.

The following are the official public holidays in Ghana 2021.

  1. New Year's Day - Friday, 1st January
  2. Constitution Day - Thursday, 7th January
  3. Independence Day - Saturday, 6th March
  4. Good Friday - Friday, 2nd April
  5. Easter Monday - Monday, 5th April
  6. May Day/Workers' Day - Saturday, 1st May
  7. Eid al-Fitr - Thursday, 13th May*
  8. Eid al-Adha - Tuesday, 20th July*
  9. Founders' Day - Wednesday, 4th August
  10. Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day - Tuesday, 21st September
  11. Farmers' Day - Friday, 3rd December
  12. Christmas Day - Saturday, 25th December
  13. Boxing Day - Sunday, 26th December

* Subject to visibility of the moon
As at Tuesday, 30th November 2021

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Other notable days in Ghana 2021

  • Valentine's/Chocolate Day - Sunday, 14th February
  • 7th March (Rest Holiday for only Primary and High School Students in Ghana)
  • April Fool's Day - Thursday, 1st April
  • Mother's Day in Ghana- Sunday, 9th May
  • African Union Day - Tuesday, 25th May
  • Father's Day in Ghana - Sunday, 20th June
  • Republic Day - Thursday, 1st July

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Holidays in Ghana 2021


FAQs

Is 7th January a holiday in Ghana?

Yes, 7th January is a holiday in Ghana - Constitution Day.

Is 1st July a holiday in Ghana?

No, it's no longer an official public holiday. It's just a commemorative day.

Is 4th August a holiday in Ghana?

Yes, 4th August is one of the 2 new holidays in Ghana. In 2021, Founders' day will fall on Wednesday.

Is 25th May still a holiday in Ghana?

No, it's no longer an official public holiday.


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