Statutory public and commemorative holidays in Ghana for 2021


The Ministry of Interior for the Republic of Ghana has released the official list of statutory and commemorative holidays for the country in the year 2021.

The list spans religious holidays to national events and more.

Check the list from below.


New Year’s Eve1st JanuaryFriday
Constitution Day7th JanuaryThursday
Independence Day6th MarchSaturday
Good Friday2nd AprilFriday
Easter Monday5th AprilMonday
May Day (Workers’ Day)1st MaySaturday
Founders’ Day4th AugustWednesday
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day21st SeptemberTuesday
Farmer’s Day3rd DecemberFriday
Christmas Day25th DecemberSaturday
Boxing Day26th DecemberSunday

|Commemorative Days |

African Union Day25th MayTuesday
Republic Day1st JulyThursday

The Ministry announced the days for the Eid-Ul-Fitr and Eid-Ul-Adhar were not fixed because they are movable feasts and their days for observation. They also revealed the dates for their observation would be provided by the office of the Chief Imam in the course of the year.