List of national public holidays of Ghana in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 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, 2019 Jan. 1, 2019 New Year's Day
March 6, 2019 March 6, 2019 Independence Day Independence from the United Kingdom in 1957
April 19, 2019 April 19, 2019 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
April 22, 2019 April 22, 2019 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019 May Day International Labour Day
May 25, 2019 May 25, 2019 African Unity Day
June 5, 2019 June 5, 2019 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
July 1, 2019 July 1, 2019 Republic Day Ghana became a republic on 1 July 1960
Aug. 12, 2019 Aug. 12, 2019 Eidul-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Sept. 21, 2019 Sept. 21, 2019 Founders Day Birthday of Ghana's first president, Kwame Nkrumah
Dec. 6, 2019 Dec. 6, 2019 Farmer's Day 1st Friday in December
Dec. 25, 2019 Dec. 25, 2019 Christmas Day
Dec. 26, 2019 Dec. 26, 2019 Boxing Day