Public Holidays in Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast, also known as Côte d'Ivoire, is a nation imbued with a rich tapestry of history, culture, and diversity. Located in West Africa, this former French colony proudly upholds its traditions and customs, with its public holidays serving as a testament to the nation's unique identity. Each holiday reflects the collective spirit, struggles, and triumphs of the Ivorian people.

In addition to the above fixed-date holidays, Ivory Coast also observes several Islamic holidays, the dates for which vary each year based on the lunar Hijri calendar. This includes:

These public holidays stand as moments of reflection, reverence, and celebration for the Ivorian populace. They underscore the nation's rich melange of religious and cultural traditions, showcasing the unity in diversity that characterizes this vibrant West African nation. From the bustling streets of Abidjan to the tranquil villages in the hinterlands, on these special days, Ivory Coast comes alive with the shared spirit of commemoration.

Upcoming Holidays (next six months)

Christmas Day December 25 Monday Public Holiday
New Year's Day January 01 Monday Public Holiday
Easter Monday April 01 Monday Public Holiday
Day After Laila tou-Kadr April 06 Saturday Public Holiday
Eid al-Fitr April 10 Wednesday Public Holiday
Labour Day / May Day May 01 Wednesday Public Holiday
Ascension Day May 09 Thursday Public Holiday
Whit Monday May 20 Monday Public Holiday

Holidays by year

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