National Holidays

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New Year’s Day

Liberians celebrate the New Year along with other nations on the Gregorian calendar.

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Armed Forces Day

Commemorating the Armed Forces of Liberia including air force, army and coast guard.

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Decoration Day

A day to remember our deceased loved ones; visit, clean and decorate their graves.

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J.J. Roberts’ Day

Remembering Liberia’s first president and his contributions to the early republic.

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Fast and Prayer Day

A national day of fast and prayer.

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Unification Day

Despite our differences, we celebrate our oneness as Liberians.

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Independence Day

Celebrating our independence from the American Colonization Society on July 26, 1847.

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Flag Day

Parades, marches and festivities commemorating our national flag.

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Thanksgiving Day

A day of giving thanks to the Lord God Almighty.

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W.V.S. Tubman’s Birthday

Honoring Liberia’s longest serving president and his measures at unity and economic development.

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Christmas Day

Christ our Savior is born and for this we celebrate God’s grace.


Sources

Guannu, Joseph S. Liberian Civics. Monrovia: Herald Publishing, 2004. Print.

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Last Modified: October 24, 2019