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Eid al-Adha in Kenya

Is Eid al-Adha a Public Holiday?

Eid al-Adha is an optional holiday. Employment and holiday laws in Kenya allow employees to choose a limited number of holidays from a list of optional holidays. Some employees may choose to take the day off on this day, however, most offices and businesses remain open.

Eid al-Adha (For Muslims only) Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016MonSep 12Eid al-Adha (For Muslims only)Optional Holiday
2017SatSep 2Eid al-Adha (For Muslims only)Optional Holiday
2018WedAug 22Eid al-Adha (For Muslims only)Optional Holiday
2019MonAug 12Eid al-Adha (For Muslims only)Optional Holiday
2020FriJul 31Eid al-Adha (For Muslims only)Optional Holiday
2021TueJul 20Eid al-Adha (For Muslims only)Optional Holiday
2022SunJul 10Eid al-Adha (For Muslims only)Optional Holiday
2023ThuJun 29Eid al-Adha (For Muslims only)Optional Holiday
2024MonJun 17Eid al-Adha (For Muslims only)Optional Holiday
2025SatJun 7Eid al-Adha (For Muslims only)Optional Holiday

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