Ghana Events

Major events in Ghana and the dates

JanuaryVakantiebeur, Utrecht -Holland
JanuaryMATKA, Helsinki
JanuaryFITUR, Madrid – Spain
February 03Launch of Black History Month
February 14National Chocolate Day
February 19Tourism Business Forum
February 21International Day for mother tongue
February/MarchLanguage Week
February/MarchRegional Tourism Awards
February/MarchBack to Africa
March 05Re-enactment of Declaration of Independence
March 05Pappoe Thompson Choral Festival
March 06Independence Day
MarchUS Road Show, USA
MarchWest Africa Integrated Travel (WAIT)
MarchNational Tourism Awards
MarchWear Ghana Month
MarchInternational Tourism Exchange (ITB)- Berlin
March 21World Poetry Day
March 27International Theatre Day
March 23 – 24Wear-Ghana Exhibition
March – AprilHang/Paragliding Festival
April 18International Day for Monuments and Sites
AprilChina Outbound Tourism Travel Market (COTTM)
AprilWorld Travel Market-Africa, Cape Town
April 29International Dance Day
April 29 – 30Performance Day
MayColombian Opera Recital
May 05African World Heritage Day
May 16International Day of Lights (Lights Museum Exhibition)
May 18International Museums Day
MayPiano Show
May 23 – 26AU Day celebrations – African Fashion Night
June 21Women in Tourism Summit – Ghana
June 30 – July 2Carnival Festival / Trade Exhibition
July – AugustRenactment of the abolition of slave trade
July 01Homofest Cooking Contest (Patashie)
July 01Zongo Fest
July – AugustPANAFEST
August 23International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade
August 20 – 26Chale Wote Street Arts Festival
August 26Emancipation Day – Wreath Laying Ceremony
September 8 – 12Akwaaba – Lagos
SeptemberDu-Bois-Padmore Memorial Lectures
September 21Birthday of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah
SeptemberWorld Tourism Forum
September 24 – 30Ghana Theatre Festival
SeptemberWorld Tourism Day
SeptemberWest Africa Hotels and Restaurants Show
September – OctoberSITHO – Ouagadogou
October 01International Music Day
October 06Homofest
October 28National Tourism Awards Night
NovemberNational Festival of Arts & Culture
NovemberWorld Travel Market -UK
December 13 – 15Kiddafest