Celebrate Ghanaian Independence Day All-Weekend

Join Ghana's global celebration of their 67th year of Independence from the United Kingdom.

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New York's Free Ghanaian Independence Party

Ghanaian Independence Day is held on March 6th, celebrating the independence of Ghana from the United Kingdom in 1957. After less than 70 years of independence, the celebrations are held all over the globe with food, flags, and music. With this now being the 67th year, we have gathered a handful of events being held to enjoy this meaningful holiday. 

New York City has two celebrations being held over the weekend. Ghana’s Independence Day Celebration, takes place from March 6th to the 10th, and is free to attend. This event is held late in the day until after midnight.

  • Wed, Mar 6 to Sun, Mar 10
  • 126 Hamilton Place
  • New York, NY 10031

The Ghana Independence Party, which is another free event, promises music and an all-night happy hour. 

  • Thur, Mar 7 at 10:30PM EST
  • 204 Varick St
  • New York, NY 10014
  • Free with RSVP

Continuing through the East Coast in Massachusetts, the GAGB 67th Ghana Independence Day Celebration is held in Dedham, MA. While tickets are up to $50 for general admission, students and youth get a decent discount, with children under 11 getting free admission. 

  • Sat, Mar 9 at 7PM
  • St. John of Damascus Orthodox, West St
  • Dedham, MA
  • Free – $50

Moving into the midwest, Chicago, IL, the 2024 Homage Celebration is going to be held Saturday, Mar 9th at 9:30 PM. This event will be in the Promontory on Lake Park Ave. 

Homage 2024: Chicago’s Ghana Independence Celebration

  • Mar 9 at 9:30PM
  • The Promontory 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. W.
  • Chicago, 60615
  • $15.00 – $250.00

Ghanaian Independence is going global, with Brunswick, Australia, holding a Dinner & Music Night on Sunday, March 10th at 7:30 pm. This event will last until midnight, with adult tickets costing 55 AUD, and 35 AUD for children under 10 years old. 

Ghana Independence Day Celebration Dinner & Music Night

  • Sun, Mar 10 at 7:30pm
  • 287 Sydney Rd, Brunswick
  • Australia
  • 55 AUD – 35 AUD

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