Years: 2022 2023 2024

Gabon Public Holidays List 2023

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

S.no.DateHolidayType
101 Jan, SundayNew YearNational holiday
220 Mar, MondayMarch EquinoxSeason
309 Apr, SundayEaster SundayNational holiday
410 Apr, MondayEaster MondayNational holiday
517 Apr, MondayWomen's Rights DayNational holiday
622 Apr, SaturdayEid al-FitrNational holiday
701 May, MondayLabour DayNational holiday
814 May, SundayMother's DayObservance
929 May, MondayWhit MondayNational holiday
1018 Jun, SundayFather's DayObservance
1121 Jun, WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
1229 Jun, ThursdayEid al-AdhaNational holiday
1315 Aug, TuesdayAssumption of MaryNational holiday
1416 Aug, WednesdayIndependence DayNational holiday
1517 Aug, ThursdayIndependence DayNational holiday
1623 Sep, SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
1701 Nov, WednesdayAll Saints' EveNational holiday
1822 Dec, FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
1925 Dec, MondayChristmas DayNational holiday

New Year (01 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.

March Equinox (20 Mar) : March Equinox in Gabon (Libreville)

Easter Sunday (09 Apr) : Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.

Easter Monday (10 Apr) : Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.

Women's Rights Day (17 Apr) : Women's Rights Day is a public holiday in Gabon

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.

Mother's Day (14 May) : Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.

Whit Monday (29 May) : Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday that falls on the day after Pentecost, which is also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday.

Father's Day (18 Jun) : Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.

June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Gabon (Libreville)

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.

Independence Day (16 Aug) : Independence Day is a public holiday in Gabon

Independence Day (17 Aug) : Independence Day is a public holiday in Gabon

September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Gabon (Libreville)

All Saints' Eve (01 Nov) : All Saints' Eve is a public holiday in Gabon

December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Gabon (Libreville)

Christmas Day (25 Dec) : Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.