Events for the year

MonthActivityAgency Responsible
JanuaryVakantiebeur, Utrecht -HollandGhana Tourism Authority
JanuaryMATKA, HelsinkiGhana Tourism Authority
JanuaryFITUR, Madrid - SpainGhana Tourism Authority
February 03Launch of Black History MonthDu -Bois Centre
February 14National Chocolate DayGhana Tourism Authority
February 19Tourism Business ForumGhana Tourism Authority
February 21International Day for mother tongueBureau of Ghana Languages
February/MarchLanguage WeekBureau of Ghana Languages
February/MarchRegional Tourism AwardsGhana Tourism Authority
February/MarchBack to AfricaGhana Tourism Authority
March 05Re-enactment of Declaration of IndependenceNational Theatre of Ghana
March 05Pappoe Thompson Choral FestivalCentre for National Culture, Accra
March 06 Independence Day
MarchUS Road Show, USAGhana Tourism Authority
MarchWest Africa Integrated Travel (WAIT)Ghana Tourism Authority
MarchNational Tourism AwardsGhana Tourism Authority
MarchWear Ghana Month National Commission on Culture
MarchInternational Tourism Exchange (ITB)- BerlinGhana Tourism Authority
March 21World Poetry DayNational Theatre of Ghana
March 27 International Theatre DayNational Theatre of Ghana
March 23 - 24Wear-Ghana ExhibitionNational Commission on Culture
March - AprilHang/Paragliding FestivalGhana Tourism Authority
April 18International Day for Monuments and SitesGhana Museums and Monuments Board
AprilChina Outbound Tourism Travel Market (COTTM)Ghana Tourism Authority
AprilWorld Travel Market-Africa, Cape TownGhana Tourism Authority
April 29 International Dance DayNational Theatre of Ghana
April 29 - 30Performance DayNational Symphony Orchestra(National Theatre of Ghana)
MayColombian Opera RecitalKwame Nkrumah Memorial Park
May 05 African World Heritage DayGhana Museums and Monuments Board
May 16International Day of Lights (Lights Museum Exhibition)Ghana Museums and Monuments Board
May 18International Museums DayGhana Museums & Monuments Board
MayPiano ShowKwame Nkrumah Memorial Park
May 23 - 26AU Day celebrations - African Fashion NightDu Bois Centre
June 21Women in Tourism Summit - GhanaGhana Tourism Authority
June 30 - July 2Carnival Festival / Trade ExhibitionMOTAC
July - AugustRenactment of the abolition of slave tradeKwame Nkrumah Memorial Park
July 01Homofest Cooking Contest (Patashie)National Commission on Culture
July 01Zongo FestAyawaso Council of Zongo Chiefs
July - AugustPANAFESTGhana Tourism Authority
August 23International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave TradeNational Theatre of Ghana
August 20 - 26Chale Wote Street Arts FestivalChale Wote Street Art Project
August 26Emancipation Day - Wreath Laying CeremonyKwame Nkrumah Memorial Park/Ghana Tourism Authority
September 8 - 12Akwaaba - LagosGhana Tourism Authority
SeptemberDu-Bois-Padmore Memorial LecturesDu-Bois Centre
September 21Birthday of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame NkrumahNational Theatre of Ghana
SeptemberWorld Tourism ForumGhana Tourism Authority
September 24 - 30 Ghana Theatre FestivalNational Theatre of Ghana
September World Tourism DayGhana Tourism Authority
SeptemberWest Africa Hotels and Restaurants ShowGhana Tourism Authority
September - OctoberSITHO - OuagadogouGhana Tourism Authority
October 01International Music DayNational Theatre of Ghana
October 06HomofestMOTAC
October 28National Tourism Awards NightGhana Tourism Authority
NovemberNational Festival of Arts & CultureNational Commission on Culture
NovemberWorld Travel Market -UKGhana Tourism Authority
December 13 - 15KiddafestNational Theatre of Ghana

Dates of festivals in Ghana