Years: 2022 2023 2024

Cameroon Public Holidays List 2023

Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Cameroon year 2023

S.no.DateHolidayType
101 Jan, SundayNew Year's DayNational holiday
202 Jan, MondayNew Year's Day observedNational holiday
311 Feb, SaturdayYouth DayNational holiday
420 Mar, MondayMarch EquinoxSeason
507 Apr, FridayGood FridayNational holiday
609 Apr, SundayEaster SundayObservance
722 Apr, SaturdayEid al-FitrNational holiday
801 May, MondayLabour DayNational holiday
918 May, ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday
1020 May, SaturdayNational DayNational holiday
1121 Jun, WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
1229 Jun, ThursdayEid al-AdhaNational holiday
1315 Aug, TuesdayAssumption of MaryNational holiday
1423 Sep, SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
1527 Sep, WednesdayThe Prophet's BirthdayObservance
1622 Dec, FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
1725 Dec, MondayChristmas DayNational 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.