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Eid al-Adha 2024 in Cameroon

On Eid al-Adha, Muslims demonstrate their obedience to Allah by sacrificing an animal. The holiday is inspired by a story from the Quran that is also known to Christians and Jews.

Is Eid al-Adha a Public Holiday?

Eid al-Adha is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2024, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Sheep are among the animals sacrificed on Eid al-Adha.


About Eid al-Adha

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Eid al-Adha Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2019SunAug 11Eid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
2020FriJul 31Eid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
2021TueJul 20Eid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
2022SatJul 9Eid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
2023WedJun 28Eid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
2024SunJun 16Eid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
2025SatJun 7Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2026WedMay 27Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2027MonMay 17Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2028FriMay 5Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2029TueApr 24Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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