Sierra Leone Public Holidays List 2023
Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Sierra Leone year 2023
|1||01 Jan, Sunday||New Year||National holiday|
|2||02 Jan, Monday||Day off for New Year||National holiday|
|3||18 Feb, Saturday||Armed Forces Day||National holiday|
|4||08 Mar, Wednesday||International Women's Day||National holiday|
|5||20 Mar, Monday||March Equinox||Season|
|6||07 Apr, Friday||Good Friday||National holiday|
|7||10 Apr, Monday||Easter Monday||National holiday|
|8||22 Apr, Saturday||Eid al-Fitr||National holiday|
|9||27 Apr, Thursday||Independence Day||National holiday|
|10||21 Jun, Wednesday||June Solstice||Season|
|11||29 Jun, Thursday||Tabaski||National holiday|
|12||23 Sep, Saturday||September Equinox||Season|
|13||27 Sep, Wednesday||The Prophet's Birthday||National holiday|
|14||22 Dec, Friday||December Solstice||Season|
|15||25 Dec, Monday||Christmas Day||National holiday|
|16||26 Dec, Tuesday||Boxing 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.
Day off for New Year (02 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Armed Forces Day (18 Feb) : Armed Forces Day is a public holiday in Sierra Leone
International Women's Day (08 Mar) : International Women's Day is a public holiday in Sierra Leone
March Equinox (20 Mar) : March Equinox in Sierra Leone (Freetown)
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.
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.
Independence Day (27 Apr) : Independence Day is a public holiday in Sierra Leone
June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Sierra Leone (Freetown)
Tabaski (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.
September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Sierra Leone (Freetown)
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 Sierra Leone (Freetown)
Christmas Day (25 Dec) : Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day (26 Dec) : Boxing Day is a public holiday in Sierra Leone