Major Festivals

The Ghanaian festivals are a colourful and vibrant part of the culture. Each year festivals and durbars are held in various parts of the country, to celebrate the heritage of the people.

Festival Month Town & Region
Edina Buronya New Year Elmina, Central
Adae and Akwasidae Every six weeks throughout the year Kumasi, Ashanti
Ngmayen March/April Odumase, Eastern
Gologo March Upper East
Dipo May Krobo Odumasi, Eastern
Aboakyer May Winneba, Central
Bakatue July Elmina, Central
Asafotufiam July/August Ada
Odambea August Saltpond, Central
Damba August Upper West
Kumdum August/November Western
Homowo August/September Accra
Fetu Afahye September Cape Coast, Central
Kobine September Upper West
Odwira September/October Akropong, Aburi Eastern
Hogbetsotso November Anloga, Volta