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Holidays in Saudi Arabia in 2016

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Mar 20SundayMarch equinoxSeason
Jun 7TuesdayRamadan beginsObservance
Jun 20MondayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 7ThursdayEid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
Jul 8FridayEid-al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday
Jul 9SaturdayEid-al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday
Jul 10SundayEid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only)Observance
Jul 11MondayEid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only)Observance
Jul 12TuesdayEid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only)Observance
Jul 13WednesdayEid-al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday
Sep 13TuesdayEid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
Sep 14WednesdayEid-al-Adha HolidayNational holiday
Sep 15ThursdayEid-al-Adha HolidayNational holiday
Sep 16FridayEid-al-Adha HolidayNational holiday
Sep 22ThursdaySeptember equinoxSeason
Sep 23FridaySaudi National DayNational holiday
Oct 3MondayMuharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
Dec 12MondayProphet's BirthdayObservance
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason

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