Official website of Ministry of the Interior
Please find below the list of Statutory Public Holidays in the Republic of Ghana
in 2017. Thank you.

STATUTORY PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN
THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 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
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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.