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Easter
Sierra Leone

Easter 2021, 2022 and 2023 in Sierra Leone

Easter is regarded as the most important of holy days by Christians, and Easter in Sierra Leone is celebrated with two holidays – on Good Friday and the day after Easter Sunday.

YearDateDayHoliday
20212 AprFriGood Friday
5 AprMonEaster Monday
202215 AprFriGood Friday
18 AprMonEaster Monday
20237 AprFriGood Friday
10 AprMonEaster Monday
202429 MarFriGood Friday
1 AprMonEaster Monday
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

The date of Easter changes each year based on the centuries-old calculations that determine the Christian Ecclesiastical Calendar. This means that the date of Easter Sunday can be anytime between 22 March and 25 April.

Church services and family gatherings are important activities on the Easter weekend. Some people also take the opportunity to visit the beaches and swim. Another traditional aspect of Easter in Sierra Leone is seeing young children flying homemade kites made of common cellophane bags.

Many charity groups also donate clothes, food, and more to orphans and poor children in Sierra Leone every Easter.

Previous Years

YearDateDayHoliday
202010 AprFriGood Friday
13 AprMonEaster Monday
201919 AprFriGood Friday
22 AprMonEaster Monday
201830 MarFriGood Friday
2 AprMonEaster Monday
201714 AprFriGood Friday
17 AprMonEaster Monday