Gambia Public Holidays List 2023
Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Gambia year 2023
|1||01 Jan, Sunday||New Year||National holiday|
|2||18 Feb, Saturday||Independence Day||National holiday|
|3||20 Mar, Monday||March Equinox||Season|
|4||07 Apr, Friday||Good Friday||National holiday|
|5||10 Apr, Monday||Easter Monday||National holiday|
|6||17 Apr, Monday||Lailat al-Qadr||National holiday|
|7||22 Apr, Saturday||Eid al-Fitr||National holiday|
|8||01 May, Monday||Labour Day||National holiday|
|9||25 May, Thursday||Africa Day||National holiday|
|10||21 Jun, Wednesday||June Solstice||Season|
|11||29 Jun, Thursday||Eid al-Adha||National holiday|
|12||22 Jul, Saturday||Revolution Day||National holiday|
|13||28 Jul, Friday||Ashura||National holiday|
|14||15 Aug, Tuesday||Assumption of Mary||National holiday|
|15||23 Sep, Saturday||September Equinox||Season|
|16||27 Sep, Wednesday||The Prophet's Birthday||National holiday|
|17||22 Dec, Friday||December Solstice||Season|
|18||25 Dec, Monday||Christmas Day||National holiday|
New Year (01 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Independence Day (18 Feb) : Independence Day is a public holiday in The Gambia
March Equinox (20 Mar) : March Equinox in The Gambia (Banjul)
Good Friday (07 Apr) : Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday (10 Apr) : Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Lailat al-Qadr (17 Apr) : Laylat al-Qadr commmemorates the time when Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).
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.
Africa Day (25 May) : Africa Day is a public holiday in The Gambia
June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in The Gambia (Banjul)
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.
Revolution Day (22 Jul) : Revolution Day is a public holiday in The Gambia
Ashura (28 Jul) : Ashura is a public holiday in The Gambia
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 The Gambia (Banjul)
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 The Gambia (Banjul)
Christmas Day (25 Dec) : Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.