Holidays

JANUARY 1 (New Year's Day)

The first day of the year following both the Gregorian and the Julian calendar. This New Year holiday is often marked by reflection upon the last year while looking ahead to the future’s possibilities. Many people celebrate New Year’s in the company of loved ones, involving traditional meant to bring luck and success in the upcoming year.

FEBRUARY 11 (Armed Forces Day)

The celebration of the Liberian Armed Forces Day is being observed religiously as a say to commemorate and give respect to the people behind the shaping and reorganizing of the country’s military force.

2nd WEDNESDAY OF MARCH (Decoration Day)

Decoration Day also Known as Memorial Day is a day when Liberians clean and decorate the grave of their deceased relatives.

MARCH 15 (J J Roberts Birthday)

It is a day to celebrate the Birthday of the first President of Liberia.

2nd FRIDAY OF APRIL (Fast and Prayer Day)

This is a national public holiday in which all Liberians are called upon to pray for guidance, protection, and peace in their homeland.

MAY 14 (National Unification Day)

Also called INTEGRATION DAY. The purpose of this holiday is to seek improved relations between the descendants of freed American slaves who colonized Liberian and the original native population.

JULY 26 (Independence Day)

Liberia Independence Day is a public holiday in Liberia celebrated by the country to mark its freedom.

AUGUST 24 (Flag Day)

Flag Day is a public holiday in Liberia. Liberians come together on August 24 every year to celebrate flag day. It is a national holiday declared in Liberia to observe the making and symbolic meaning of the Liberian National Flag.

FIRST THURSDAY OF NOVEMBER (National Thanksgiving Day)

It is a day of giving thanks and sacrifice for the blessing of the harvest of the preceding year.

DECEMBER 25 (Christmas Day)

Is one of the most festive holidays for many Christians around the world. It celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ.

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