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Ashoura in Lebanon

Is Ashoura a Public Holiday?

Ashoura is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2020, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Ashoura Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatOct 24AshouraPublic Holiday
2016WedOct 12AshouraPublic Holiday
2017SunOct 1AshouraPublic Holiday
2018FriSep 21AshouraPublic Holiday
2019TueSep 10AshouraPublic Holiday
2020SatAug 29AshouraPublic Holiday
2021ThuAug 19AshouraPublic Holiday
2022MonAug 8AshouraPublic Holiday
2023FriJul 28AshouraPublic Holiday
2024WedJul 17AshouraPublic Holiday
2025SunJul 6AshouraPublic Holiday

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