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Eid-ul-Fitr 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 a Public Holiday?

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

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

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About Eid-ul-Fitr

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Eid-ul-Fitr Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2016–2022.

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016WedJul 6Eid-ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2017MonJun 26Eid-ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2018SatJun 16Eid-ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2019WedJun 5Eid-ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2020SunMay 24Eid-ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2021FriMay 14Eid-ul-Fitr (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2022TueMay 3Eid-ul-Fitr (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.