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The next public holiday in Ghana is

3rd December, FridayFarmers' Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Ghana in 2021

FridayFriJan 01, 2021Jan 01New Year's Day
SaturdaySatMar 06, 2021Mar 06Independence Day
FridayFriApr 02, 2021Apr 02Good Friday
MondayMonApr 05, 2021Apr 05Easter Monday
SaturdaySatMay 01, 2021May 01May Day
ThursdayThuMay 13, 2021May 13Eid-al-Fitr
TuesdayTueMay 25, 2021May 25Africa Unity Day
ThursdayThuJul 01, 2021Jul 01Republic Day
TuesdayTueJul 20, 2021Jul 20Eid al-Adha
WednesdayWedAug 04, 2021Aug 04Founders' Day
TuesdayTueSep 21, 2021Sep 21Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day
FridayFriDec 03, 2021Dec 03Farmers' Day
SaturdaySatDec 25, 2021Dec 25Christmas
SundaySunDec 26, 2021Dec 26Boxing Day

Public Holidays in Ghana

Farmers' Day

Farmers' Day

Friday Dec 03, 2021

The upcoming Ghana holiday Farmers' Day is in 36 days from today.



Saturday Dec 25, 2021

The upcoming Ghana holiday Christmas is in 58 days from today.

Boxing Day

Boxing Day

Sunday Dec 26, 2021

The upcoming Ghana holiday Boxing Day is in 59 days from today.

2021 Public Holidays Ghana Service

The above is the list of 2021 public holidays declared in Ghana which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Ghana holiday calendar for 2021 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

The Republic of Ghana currently recognizes a total of 13 national holidays that are celebrated each year. Some of these holidays commemorated are of religious backgrounds. They often are altered in date each year since their celebrations derive from the lunar cycle. The government of Ghana publicizes exact dates for the national holidays at the end of a year for the subsequent year.

National holidays are a component of the Holiday Act of 2001, which is in charge of regulating the national holidays in the country. Under this decree, public holidays are regarded as paid, non-working days throughout the country. The Labor Act of 2003 states that firms that require workers to remain at work on a paid holiday need to provide their employees a substitute paid day off to make up for the time missed for the actual holiday. The Holiday Act of 2001, governing national days, also states that the Ghanaian president has the power to move the actual day of commemoration for a holiday, should the holiday be on the weekend. Ghana recognizes Saturdays and Sundays as days of rest, and typically, when a public holiday is on one of these days, the festivity is often moved to the next Monday.

About Festivities, they are always grand occasions in Ghana on public holidays— whether religious or traditional. Many customs are built upon long-celebrated exercises, and within each region comes various aspects of culture. The traditional fetes outnumber the publicly recognized ones, and all are celebrated similarly: with pomp.