Ashanti, Ghana

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Ashanti, Ghana for 2020 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.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day
January 7th Tuesday Constitution Day
February 23rd Sunday Founder's Day
March 6th Friday Independence Day Long weekend.
March 20th Friday March Equinox
April 6th Monday Second Contact Day
April 10th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 11th Saturday Holy Saturday
April 12th Sunday Easter
April 13th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Friday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 10th Sunday Mother's Day
May 23rd Saturday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
June 21st Sunday Father's Day
July 30th Thursday Feast of the Sacrifice
August 18th Tuesday Mail Order Catalog Day
September 4th Friday National Farmers' Day Long weekend.
September 21st Monday Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day Long weekend.
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
September 29th Tuesday Hive Day
October 9th Friday Federation Day
October 31st Saturday Harry Potter Day
November 24th Tuesday Hogswatch
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 28th Monday Boxing Day (Observed) Long weekend.
December 31st Thursday 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.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="GH-AH" -d year="2020" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"