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Holidays in Saudi Arabia in 2008

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 10ThursdayMuharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
Mar 20ThursdayMarch equinoxSeason
Mar 20ThursdayProphet's BirthdayObservance
Jun 20FridayJune SolsticeSeason
Sep 2TuesdayRamadan beginsObservance
Sep 22MondaySeptember equinoxSeason
Sep 23TuesdaySaudi National DayNational holiday
Oct 2ThursdayEid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
Oct 3FridayEid-al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday
Oct 4SaturdayEid-al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday
Oct 5SundayEid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only)Observance
Oct 6MondayEid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only)Observance
Oct 7TuesdayEid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only)Observance
Oct 8WednesdayEid-al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday
Dec 4ThursdayEid-al-Adha HolidayNational holiday
Dec 5FridayEid-al-Adha HolidayNational holiday
Dec 6SaturdayEid-al-Adha HolidayNational holiday
Dec 7SundayEid-al-Adha HolidayNational holiday
Dec 8MondayEid-al-Adha HolidayNational holiday
Dec 9TuesdayEid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
Dec 10WednesdayEid-al-Adha HolidayNational holiday
Dec 11ThursdayEid-al-Adha HolidayNational holiday
Dec 12FridayEid-al-Adha HolidayNational holiday
Dec 13SaturdayEid-al-Adha HolidayNational holiday
Dec 14SundayEid-al-Adha HolidayNational holiday
Dec 21SundayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 29MondayMuharram (Muslim New Year)Observance

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