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Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) in North Macedonia

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 (Feast of Sacrifice) a Public Holiday?

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

In 2019 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

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About Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)

Read more about Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice).

Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) Observances

Note: A limited number of holidays are designated by the Macedonian government as community or religious holidays.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuSep 24Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
2016TueSep 13Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
2017SatSep 2Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
2018TueAug 21Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
2019SunAug 11Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
2020FriJul 31Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
2021TueJul 20Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
2022SunJul 10Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
2023ThuJun 29Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
2024MonJun 17Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
2025SatJun 7Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday

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