Statutory Public Holidays and Commemorative days in the Republic of Ghana for the Year 2023

The Interior Ministry in a statement on January 3, 2023 has released a list of statutory public holidays and commemorative days in the Republic of Ghana for the 2023 year.

The list contains details of Holidays, dates, and days, as well as commemorative days as described below;

New year’s Day1st JanuarySunday
Constitution Day7th JanuarySaturday
Independence Day6th MarchMonday
Good Friday7th AprilFriday
Easter Monday10th AprilMonday
May Day (Worker’s Day)1st MayMonday
Founder’s Day4th AugustFriday
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day21st SeptemberThursday
Farmers’ Day1st DecemberFriday
Christmas Day25th DecemberMonday
Boxing Day26th DecemberTuesday

Note: There are no fixed dates for the Eid-Ul-Fitr and Eid-Ul-Adha because they are movable feasts. The dates for their observation are provided by the Office of the Chief Imam in the course of the year.


Thursday, 25th May, and Saturday, 1st July which are African Union Day and Republic Day respectively will not be observed as public holidays.

See statement below;

Image credit: Interior Ministry



Teacher, Blogger, Comic writer, riveting stories concerning the Ghanaian citizenry and the world at large.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button