Greater Accra, Ghana

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Greater Accra, Ghana for 2024 ready to be integrated into your application.

In the Soninke language, Ghana means “Warrior King.” Located in Western Africa, Ghana dates back to the 11th century, and was home to numerous kingdoms and empires. In the 15th century, many different European powers wanted to claim this coastal country for trade rights. Finally in the 1800’s Ghana was claimed by the British and named the British Gold Coast. On March 6, 1957, Ghana declared independence from the United Kingdom and was founded as the Republic of Ghana.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Monday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 7th Sunday Constitution Day
March 6th Wednesday Independence Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
March 29th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
March 30th Saturday Holy Saturday
March 31st Sunday Easter
April 1st Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 11th Thursday Festival of Breaking the Fast
May 1st Wednesday Labor Day
May 12th Sunday Mother's Day
May 25th Saturday African Union Day
June 16th Sunday Father's Day
June 17th Monday Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
June 20th Thursday June Solstice
August 4th Sunday Founder's Day
August 5th Monday Founder's Day (Observed) Long weekend.
September 21st Saturday Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day
September 22nd Sunday September Equinox
September 23rd Monday Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day (Observed) Long weekend.
December 6th Friday National Farmers' Day Long weekend.
December 21st Saturday December Solstice
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 26th Thursday Boxing Day
December 31st Tuesday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
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$ curl -G -d country="GH-AA" -d year="2024" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "GH-AA",
  "year": "2024",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'GH-AA',
  year: '2024',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'GH-AA',
  'year' => '2024',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "GH-AA"
$Body.year = "2024"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'GH-AA',
  'year': '2024',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'GH-AA',
  'year': '2024',
})