Here is the full list of Statutory Public Holidays and commemorative days in Ghana for the year 2023.
What is a Public Holiday?
A public holiday is a nationally recognized and observed day, usually established by law, when most workers do not work.
Statutory Public Holidays in Ghana
In Ghana, several days are designated as statutory holidays in accordance with the nation’s constitution. The Ministry of the Interior has released a statement outlining the government’s preparations for the holidays this year. Knowing the dates is essential for making sure that specific tasks are planned properly.
Below is a list of Ghana’s public holidays for 2023. All of Ghana’s legal holidays and commemorative days for 2023 are shown in the tables below.
List of Public Holidays in Ghana 2023
|New Year’s Day||1st January||Sunday|
|Constitution Day||7th January||Saturday|
|Independence Day||6th March||Monday|
|Good Friday||7th April||Friday|
|Easter Monday||10th April||Monday|
|May Day (Workers’ Day)||1st May|
|Founders’ Day||4th August||Friday|
|Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day||21st September||Thursday|
|Farmers’ Day||1st December||Friday|
|Christmas Day||25th December||Monday|
|Boxing Day||26th December||Tuesday|
|African Union Day||25th May||Thursday|
|Republic Day||1st July||Saturday|
- *** There are no fixed dates for the Eid-UI-Fitr and Eid-UI-Adha because they are movable feasts. The dates for their observation are provided by the Office of the Chief Imam in the course of the year.
In contrast to the public holidays; Commemorative days would not be observed as public holidays.
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