Liberia Holidays 2023

There are 11 public holidays in Liberia in 2023, and three of them fall on weekends.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2023, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Armed Forces Day
Armed Forces Day is a public holiday in Liberia, observed on February 11, 2023. The Armed Forces Day was established in 1957 to commemorate those serving in the military for the country's peace and prosperity.

Decoration Day
Decoration Day is a public holiday in Liberia, observed on March 8, 2023. The holiday commemorates the deceased families and relatives. People on this day will clean and decorate the graves of their loved ones. It is also a good time to meet with families and relatives.

Joseph Jenkins Roberts' Birthday
Joseph Jenkins Roberts' Birthday is a public holiday in Liberia, observed on March 15, 2023. The holiday commemorates the birthday of Joseph Jenkins Roberts, the first President of Liberia.

Fast and Prayer Day
Fast and Prayer Day is a Christian holiday established in 1883 with the Act of the National Legislature. The holiday is a day of prayer and fasting, and people hope their devotion to the Almighty God will bring safety and peace to the country. It falls on April 14, 2023.

National Unification Day
National Unification Day, also known as Integration Day, is a public holiday in Liberia, and it is observed on May 14, 2023. The holiday reduces the social and political differences between the Americo-Liberians and the indigenous Liberians.

Independence Day
Independence Day is a public holiday in Liberia, observed on July 26, 2023. The holiday commemorates when the settlers declared Independence on July 26, 1847.

National Flag Day
National Flag Day is a public holiday in Liberia, observed on August 24, 2023. The holiday commemorates the adoption of the flag of Liberia on August 24, 1847.

Thanksgiving Day
On holiday, people usually attend a church service and give thanks to the Almighty God for all the blessings, especially the peace and safety of the country. It is also a holiday to celebrate with families and friends with traditional food and music. The holiday falls on November 2, 2023.

William Tubman's Birthday
William Tubman's Birthday is a public holiday in Liberia, observed on November 29, 2023. The holiday commemorates the birthday of William Tubman, the 19th President of Liberia.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2023, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.

The following is the list of public holidays in Liberia in 2023.

HolidayDateWeekdayNote
New Year's DayJan 01, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
New Year's HolidayJan 02, 2023MondayObserved
Armed Forces DayFeb 11, 2023SaturdayPublic Holiday
Decoration DayMar 08, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
Joseph Jenkins Roberts' BirthdayMar 15, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
Fast and Prayer DayApr 14, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
National Unification DayMay 14, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
National Unification HolidayMay 15, 2023MondayObserved
Independence DayJul 26, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
National Flag DayAug 24, 2023ThursdayPublic Holiday
Thanksgiving DayNov 02, 2023ThursdayPublic Holiday
William Tubman's BirthdayNov 29, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2023MondayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Liberia in 2023.

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