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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.

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About Eid al-Adha

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Eid al-Adha Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2018TueAug 21Eid al-AdhaOfficial holiday
2019SunAug 11Eid al-AdhaOfficial holiday
2020FriJul 31Eid al-AdhaOfficial holiday
2021TueJul 20Eid al-AdhaOfficial holiday
2022SunJul 10Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Official holiday
2023ThuJun 29Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Official holiday
2024MonJun 17Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Official holiday
2025SatJun 7Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Official holiday
2026WedMay 27Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Official holiday
2027MonMay 17Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Official holiday

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