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Eid el Fitr in Egypt

For Muslims around the world, Eid ul Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting and prayer. It is one of the largest and most important celebrations in the Islamic calendar.

Is Eid el Fitr a Public Holiday?

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

In 2023, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Eid ul Fitr is a time to share great food with family and friends.

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About Eid el Fitr

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Eid el Fitr Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2018FriJun 15Eid el FitrNational holiday
2019WedJun 5Eid el FitrNational holiday
2020SunMay 24Eid el FitrNational holiday
2021ThuMay 13Eid el FitrNational holiday
2022MonMay 2Eid el FitrNational holiday
2023SatApr 22Eid el Fitr (Tentative Date)National holiday
2024WedApr 10Eid el Fitr (Tentative Date)National holiday
2025MonMar 31Eid el Fitr (Tentative Date)National holiday
2026SatMar 21Eid el Fitr (Tentative Date)National holiday
2027WedMar 10Eid el Fitr (Tentative Date)National holiday
2028SunFeb 27Eid el Fitr (Tentative Date)National holiday

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