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Arafah in Jordan

Is Arafah a Public Holiday?

Arafah 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 Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Arafah Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2019SatAug 10ArafahNational holiday
2020ThuJul 30ArafahNational holiday
2021MonJul 19Arafah (Tentative Date)National holiday
2022SatJul 9Arafah (Tentative Date)National holiday
2023WedJun 28Arafah (Tentative Date)National holiday
2024SunJun 16Arafah (Tentative Date)National holiday
2025FriJun 6Arafah (Tentative Date)National holiday
2026TueMay 26Arafah (Tentative Date)National holiday
2027SunMay 16Arafah (Tentative Date)National holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.