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Eid al-Adha in Kuwait

Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Is Eid al-Adha a Public Holiday?

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

Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
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About Eid al-Adha

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Eid al-Adha Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2011SunNov 6Eid al-AdhaOfficial holiday
2012FriOct 26Eid al-AdhaOfficial holiday
2013TueOct 15Eid al-AdhaOfficial holiday
2014SatOct 4Eid al-AdhaOfficial holiday
2015ThuSep 24Eid al-AdhaOfficial holiday
2016TueSep 13Eid al-AdhaOfficial holiday
2017SatSep 2Eid al-AdhaOfficial holiday
2018WedAug 22Eid al-AdhaOfficial holiday
2019MonAug 12Eid al-AdhaOfficial holiday
2020FriJul 31Eid al-AdhaOfficial holiday

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