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Ghana Public Holidays in 2020

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Ghana Public Holidays

In Ghana, there are about 24 holidays celebrated every year. Here is a list of all Ghanaian 2020 holidays. 

Note: Some dates may be modified especially where the holiday date is on a weekend

The Ghana holidays are divided into religious, seasonal observance and the general Ghana public holidays.

New Year’s DayJanuary 1, 2020New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Constitution DayJanuary 7, 2020Constitution Day is a public holiday in Ghana
Independence DayMarch 6, 2020Independence Day is a public holiday in Ghana
March EquinoxMarch 20, 2020March Equinox in Ghana
Good FridayApril 10, 2020Good Friday is a global Christian observance.
Easter SundayApril 12, 2020Easter Sunday commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ
Easter MondayApril 13, 2020Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
May DayMay 1, 2020Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mothers’ DayMay 10, 2020Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers.
Id ul FitrMay 24, 2020Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast.
June SolsticeJune 20, 2020June Solstice in Ghana 
Fathers’ DayJune 21, 2020Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Eid al-AdhaJuly 31, 2020Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hajj to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son.
Founders’ DayAugust 4, 2020Founders’ Day is a public holiday in Ghana
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial DaySeptember 21, 2020Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day is a public holiday in Ghana
September EquinoxSeptember 22, 2020September Equinox in Ghana (Accra)
Farmer’s DayDecember 4, 2020Farmer’s Day is a public holiday in Ghana
December SolsticeDecember 21, 2020December Solstice in Ghana (Accra)
Christmas EveDecember 24, 2020Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas DayDecember 25, 2020Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25.
Boxing DayDecember 26, 2020Boxing Day is a public holiday in Ghana
New Year’s EveDecember 31, 2020New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year.

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