List of all the statutory public holidays in Ghana for the year 2021

Below is a list of all the statutory public holidays and commemorative days in Ghana for the year 2020 according to the Ministry of Interior.

1. New Year’s Day – 1st January 2021

  1. Constitution Day – 7th January 2021 
  2. Independence Day – 6th March 2021
  3. Good Friday 2nd April 2021
  4. Easter Monday 5th April 2021
  5. May Day (Worker’s Day) – 1st May 2021
  6. Eid-Ul-Fitr – ***
  7. Eid-Ul-Adha – ***

There are no fixed dates for the Eid-Ul-Fitr and the Eid-Ul-Adha because they are movable dates.

The dates of their observation are provided by the office of the National Chief Imam in the course of the year.

  1. Founder’s Day – 4th August 2021. 
  2. Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day – 21st September 2021.
  3. Farmer’s Day – 3rd December 2021.
  4. Christmas Day – 25th December 2021.

  1. Boxing Day – 26th December 2021.

Commemorative days

African Union Day – 25th May 2021

Republic Day – 1st July 2021

Note: Commemorative Days would not be observed as public holidays.


Joseph Asare, a freelance journalist, a blogger and loves the internet

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