Cameroon Public Holidays List 2023
Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Cameroon year 2023
|1||01 Jan, Sunday||New Year's Day||National holiday|
|2||02 Jan, Monday||New Year's Day observed||National holiday|
|3||11 Feb, Saturday||Youth Day||National holiday|
|4||20 Mar, Monday||March Equinox||Season|
|5||07 Apr, Friday||Good Friday||National holiday|
|6||09 Apr, Sunday||Easter Sunday||Observance|
|7||22 Apr, Saturday||Eid al-Fitr||National holiday|
|8||01 May, Monday||Labour Day||National holiday|
|9||18 May, Thursday||Ascension Day||National holiday|
|10||20 May, Saturday||National Day||National holiday|
|11||21 Jun, Wednesday||June Solstice||Season|
|12||29 Jun, Thursday||Eid al-Adha||National holiday|
|13||15 Aug, Tuesday||Assumption of Mary||National holiday|
|14||23 Sep, Saturday||September Equinox||Season|
|15||27 Sep, Wednesday||The Prophet's Birthday||Observance|
|16||22 Dec, Friday||December Solstice||Season|
|17||25 Dec, Monday||Christmas Day||National holiday|
New Year's Day (01 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year's Day observed (02 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Youth Day (11 Feb) : Youth Day is a public holiday in Cameroon
March Equinox (20 Mar) : March Equinox in Cameroon (Douala)
Good Friday (07 Apr) : Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday (09 Apr) : Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Eid al-Fitr (22 Apr) : Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Labour Day (01 May) : Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Ascension Day (18 May) : Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
National Day (20 May) : National Day is a public holiday in Cameroon
June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Cameroon (Douala)
Eid al-Adha (29 Jun) : Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
Assumption of Mary (15 Aug) : The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.
September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Cameroon (Douala)
The Prophet's Birthday (27 Sep) : Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Cameroon (Douala)
Christmas Day (25 Dec) : Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.