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Eid al-Fitr in Kenya

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 al-Fitr a Public Holiday?

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

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

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About Eid al-Fitr

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Eid al-Fitr Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017MonJun 26Eid al-FitrPublic holiday
2018SatJun 16Eid al-FitrPublic holiday
2019WedJun 5Eid al-FitrPublic holiday
2020SunMay 24Eid al-FitrPublic holiday
2020MonMay 25Day off for Eid al-FitrPublic holiday
2021FriMay 14Eid al-FitrPublic holiday
2022MonMay 2Eid al-FitrPublic holiday
2022TueMay 3Eid al-Fitr HolidayPublic holiday
2023SunApr 23Eid al-FitrPublic holiday
2024ThuApr 11Eid al-FitrPublic holiday
2025TueApr 1Eid al-FitrPublic holiday
2026SatMar 21Eid al-FitrPublic holiday
2027ThuMar 11Eid al-FitrPublic holiday

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