Eid-al-Fitr Holiday in Saudi Arabia
Eid-al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr, Eid ul-Fitr, Id-Ul-Fitr, Eid) is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is a month of fasting and prayer. Many Muslims attend communal prayers, listen to a khutba (sermon) and give zakat al-fitr (charity in the form of food) during Eid al-Fitr.
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Eid-al-Fitr Holiday Observances
|Sat||Sep 11||2010||Eid-al-Fitr Holiday||National holiday|
|Thu||Sep 1||2011||Eid-al-Fitr Holiday||National holiday|
|Mon||Aug 20||2012||Eid-al-Fitr Holiday||National holiday|
|Fri||Aug 9||2013||Eid-al-Fitr Holiday||National holiday|
|Tue||Jul 29||2014||Eid-al-Fitr Holiday||National holiday|
|Sun||Jul 19||2015||Eid-al-Fitr Holiday||National holiday|
|Tue||Jul 5||2016||Eid-al-Fitr Holiday||National holiday|
|Mon||Jun 26||2017||Eid-al-Fitr Holiday||National holiday|
|Fri||Jun 15||2018||Eid-al-Fitr Holiday||National holiday|
|Wed||Jun 5||2019||Eid-al-Fitr Holiday||National holiday|
|Sun||May 24||2020||Eid-al-Fitr Holiday||National holiday|
Quick FactsEid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Eid-al-Fitr Holiday 2016Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Eid-al-Fitr Holiday 2017Monday, June 26, 2017
Other holidays in July 2017 in Saudi Arabia
- Eid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only) – Saturday, July 1, 2017
- Eid-al-Fitr Holiday – Sunday, July 2, 2017