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Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) in Qatar

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.

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About Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)

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Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015WedSep 23Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Public holiday
2016SatSep 10Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Public holiday
2017ThuAug 31Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Public holiday
2018WedAug 22Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Public holiday
2019MonAug 12Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Public holiday
2020FriJul 31Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Public holiday
2021TueJul 20Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Public holiday
2022SunJul 10Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Public holiday
2023ThuJun 29Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Public holiday
2024MonJun 17Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Public holiday
2025SatJun 7Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Public holiday

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