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Eid al-Adha in Germany

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 not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, July 10, 2022 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Germany.

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

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About Eid al-Adha

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Eid al-Adha Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2017SatSep 2Eid al-AdhaObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2018WedAug 22Eid al-AdhaObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2019MonAug 12Eid al-AdhaObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2020FriJul 31Eid al-AdhaObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2021TueJul 20Eid al-AdhaObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2022SunJul 10Eid al-AdhaObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2023ThuJun 29Eid al-AdhaObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2024MonJun 17Eid al-AdhaObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2025SatJun 7Eid al-AdhaObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2026WedMay 27Eid al-AdhaObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2027MonMay 17Eid al-AdhaObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg

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