STATUTORY PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA FOR THE YEAR 2017

NEW YEAR’S DAY ———————————– ———–   JANUARY 1

INDEPENDENCE DAY—————————————– —— MARCH   6

GOOD FRIDAY—————————————————– APRIL 14

EASTER MONDAY————————————————— APRIL 17

MAY DAY——————————————————— MAY 1

AFRICAN UNION DAY—————————– ——————MAY 25

REPUBLIC DAY—————————————————–JULY 1

FARMER’S DAY—————————————————- DECEMBER   1

CHRISTMAS DAY————————————————— DECEMBER   25

BOXING DAY—————————————————— DECEMBER   26

***EID-UL-FITR————————————————–

***EID-UL-ADHA————————————————–

 

NB: *** The Moslem Holidays are movable feasts. The days for their observation are provided by the Office of the Chief Imam.

FOUNDER’S DAY, SEPTEMBER 21, the birthday of the first President Kwame Nkrumah is not a Statutory Public Holiday. However it is declared a holiday by Executive Instrument by His Excellency the President every year.