Festivals & Public Holidays

List of public, national and bank holidays observed in Ghana in year 2021.

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Public Holidays in Ghana 2021

Located in West Africa, Ghana is a country with rich-cultural heritage and traditions. The Ghanaian culture is a perfect mix of various ethnic groups living together with peace and harmony. The people of Ghana celebrate various holidays and festivals throughout the year. Government holidays observed in Ghana depicts national integration along with celebrations for other holidays such as New Year, Christmas, Africa Day, Ramadan and so on. Celebration for holidays such as Christmas, New Year and Ramadan begins well in advance and goes on for several days and weeks in Ghana. Christianity and Islam are two major religions in Ghana. Christmas, Independence Day, Republic Day and Eid-ul-Fitr are some of the popular holidays in Ghana celebrated with great pomp and show. All the Government offices, schools, colleges and tourism offices remains closed in Ghana on Bank Holidays. All banks, government offices and education institutions remains closed in Ghana during these national holidays.


National Holidays in Ghana 2021

Date Day Holiday Name Type
Friday New Year's Day Public Holiday
Thursday Constitution Day Public Holiday
Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
Monday Independence Day (in lieu) Public Holiday
Friday Good Friday Public Holiday
Monday Easter Monday Public Holiday
Saturday Workers' Day Public Holiday
Monday Workers' Day (in lieu) Public Holiday
Thursday Eid ul-Fitr Public Holiday
Tuesday African Union Day Not A Public Holiday
Thursday Republic Day Not A Public Holiday
Tuesday Eidul-Adha Public Holiday
Wednesday Founders' Day Public Holiday
Tuesday Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day Public Holiday
Friday Farmer's Day (celebrated on 1st Friday in December) Public Holiday
Saturday Christmas Day Public Holiday
Sunday Boxing Day Public Holiday
Monday Christmas Day (in lieu) Public Holiday
Tuesday Boxing Day (in lieu) Public Holiday

Public Holidays in 2021


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