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Holidays

2016 Holidays

The following American and/or Gabonese holidays will be observed during 2016:

January 1 New Year A/G
January 18 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. A
February 15 Washington's Birthday A
March 28 Easter Monday G
May 2 Gabonese Labor Day G
May 5 Ascension Day G
May 16 Whit Monday G
May 30 Memorial Day A
July 4 Independence Day A
First Week of July (TBD) Eid El Fitr* G
August 15 Assumption Day G
August 16 Civil Parade Day G
August 17 Gabonese Independence Day G
September 5 Labor Day A
Mid-September (TBD) Eid al-Adha* G
October 10 Columbus Day A
November 1 All Saints Day G
November 11 Veterans Day A
November 24 Thanksgiving Day A
December 26 Christmas Day A/G

A = American                     G = Gabonese                       TBD = To Be Determined 

* Lunar holidays 

DATE

HOLIDAY

TYPE

January 1

New Year’s Day

A

January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday

A

February 15

Washington’s Birthday

A

March 28

Easter Monday

G

May 2

Gabonese Labor Day

G

May 5

Ascension Day

G

May 16

Whit Monday

G

May 30

Memorial Day

A

July 4

Independence Day

A

First Week of July

Eid el Fitr *

G

August 15

Assumption Day

G

August 16

Civil Parade Day

G

August 17

Gabonese Independence Day

G

September 5

Labor Day

A

Mid-September

Eid al-Adha *

G

October 10

Columbus Day

A

November 1

All Saints Day

G

November 11

Veterans Day

A

November 24

Thanksgiving Day

A

December 26

Christmas Day

A