Holidays

Ghana shares a few national holidays with the United States, but also celebrates several different ones. Over the next year, I’ll showcase each one, sharing the significance and how it’s celebrated here in Ghana.

  • August 22 – Eid al Adha
  • September 21 – Founder’s Day
  • December 7 – Farmer’s Day
  • December 25 – Christmas Day
  • December 26 -Boxing Day
  • January 1 – New Year’s Day
  • March 6 – Independence Day
  • April 19 – Good Friday
  • April 22 – Easter Monday
  • May 1 – May Day
  • May 25 – African Unity Day
  • June ()- Eid al Fitr
  • July ()- Republic Day