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Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1 in Pakistan

Eid-al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr, Eid ul-Fitr, Id-Ul-Fitr, Eid) is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is a month of fasting and prayer. Many Muslims attend communal prayers, listen to a khutba (sermon) and give zakat al-fitr (charity in the form of food) during Eid al-Fitr.

Is Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1 a Public Holiday?

Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1 is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Muslim child and mother expressing joy.

Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.

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About Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1

Read more about Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1.

Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1 Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriJul 17Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1Public Holiday
2016WedJul 6Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1Public Holiday
2017MonJun 26Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1Public Holiday
2018SatJun 16Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1Public Holiday
2019WedJun 5Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1Public Holiday
2020SunMay 24Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1Public Holiday

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