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Arafat Day in Egypt

Is Arafat Day a Public Holiday?

Arafat Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2022, it falls on a Friday, and some businesses may choose to follow Friday opening hours.

Arafat Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017ThuAug 31Arafat DayNational holiday
2018MonAug 20Arafat DayNational holiday
2019SatAug 10Arafat DayNational holiday
2020ThuJul 30Arafat DayNational holiday
2021MonJul 19Arafat DayNational holiday
2022FriJul 8Arafat DayNational holiday
2023WedJun 28Arafat Day (Tentative Date)National holiday
2024SunJun 16Arafat Day (Tentative Date)National holiday
2025FriJun 6Arafat Day (Tentative Date)National holiday
2026TueMay 26Arafat Day (Tentative Date)National holiday
2027SunMay 16Arafat Day (Tentative Date)National holiday

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