Years: 2022 2023 2024

Senegal Public Holidays List 2023

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

S.no.DateHolidayType
101 Jan, SundayNew YearNational holiday
220 Mar, MondayMarch EquinoxSeason
304 Apr, TuesdayIndependence DayNational holiday
410 Apr, MondayEaster MondayNational holiday
522 Apr, SaturdayKoritéNational holiday
601 May, MondayLabour DayNational holiday
718 May, ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday
828 May, SundayMother's DayObservance
929 May, MondayWhit MondayNational holiday
1018 Jun, SundayFather's DayObservance
1121 Jun, WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
1229 Jun, ThursdayTabaskiNational holiday
1328 Jul, FridayTamkharitNational holiday
1415 Aug, TuesdayAssumption of MaryNational holiday
1504 Sep, MondayGrand Magal de ToubaNational holiday
1623 Sep, SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
1727 Sep, WednesdayMaouloudNational holiday
1801 Nov, WednesdayAll Saints' DayNational holiday
1922 Dec, FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
2025 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 Senegal (Dakar)

Independence Day (04 Apr) : Independence Day is a public holiday in Senegal

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

Korité (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.

Mother's Day (28 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 Senegal (Dakar)

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.

Tamkharit (28 Jul) : Tamkharit is a public holiday in Senegal

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.

Grand Magal de Touba (04 Sep) : Grand Magal de Touba is a public holiday in Senegal

September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Senegal (Dakar)

Maouloud (27 Sep) : Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.

All Saints' Day (01 Nov) : Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.

December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Senegal (Dakar)

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