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Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) in Saudi Arabia

Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son Ishmael. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
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About Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)

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Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedNov 172010Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
MonNov 72011Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
FriOct 262012Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
TueOct 152013Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
SatOct 42014Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
ThuSep 242015Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
TueSep 132016Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
SatSep 22017Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
WedAug 222018Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
MonAug 122019Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
FriJul 312020Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday

Quick Facts

Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is a four-day Islamic festival starting on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.

Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) 2017

Saturday, September 2, 2017


List of dates for other years

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