List of national public holidays of Ghana in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Ghana. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2018 Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day
March 6, 2018 March 6, 2018 Independence Day Independence from the United Kingdom in 1957
March 30, 2018 March 30, 2018 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
April 2, 2018 April 2, 2018 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 May Day International Labour Day
May 25, 2018 May 25, 2018 African Unity Day
June 15, 2018 June 15, 2018 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
July 1, 2018 July 1, 2018 Republic Day Ghana became a republic on 1 July 1960
July 2, 2018 July 2, 2018 Republic Day (observed) Ghana became a republic on 1 July 1960
Aug. 21, 2018 Aug. 21, 2018 Eidul-Adha
Sept. 21, 2018 Sept. 21, 2018 Founders Day Birthday of Ghana's first president, Kwame Nkrumah
Dec. 7, 2018 Dec. 7, 2018 Farmer's Day 1st Friday in December
Dec. 25, 2018 Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day
Dec. 26, 2018 Dec. 26, 2018 Boxing Day