Years: 2022 2023 2024

Sierra Leone Public Holidays List 2023

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

S.no.DateHolidayType
101 Jan, SundayNew YearNational holiday
202 Jan, MondayDay off for New YearNational holiday
318 Feb, SaturdayArmed Forces DayNational holiday
408 Mar, WednesdayInternational Women's DayNational holiday
520 Mar, MondayMarch EquinoxSeason
607 Apr, FridayGood FridayNational holiday
710 Apr, MondayEaster MondayNational holiday
822 Apr, SaturdayEid al-FitrNational holiday
927 Apr, ThursdayIndependence DayNational holiday
1021 Jun, WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
1129 Jun, ThursdayTabaskiNational holiday
1223 Sep, SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
1327 Sep, WednesdayThe Prophet's BirthdayNational holiday
1422 Dec, FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
1525 Dec, MondayChristmas DayNational holiday
1626 Dec, TuesdayBoxing DayNational 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