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Holidays and Observances in Saudi Arabia in 2020

Events and observations associated with the holidays we list may be canceled or otherwise affected due to measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers for details.

Holidays and Observances in Saudi Arabia in 2020

Date NameType
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 24FridayRamadan beginsObservance
May 24SundayEid al-FitrNational holiday
May 25MondayEid al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday
May 26TuesdayEid al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday
May 27WednesdayEid al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 30ThursdayArafat DayNational holiday
Jul 31FridayEid al-AdhaNational holiday
Aug 1SaturdayEid al-Adha HolidayNational holiday
Aug 2SundayEid al-Adha HolidayNational holiday
Aug 3MondayEid al-Adha HolidayPublic Sector Holiday
Aug 4TuesdayEid al-Adha HolidayPublic Sector Holiday
Aug 5WednesdayEid al-Adha HolidayPublic Sector Holiday
Aug 6ThursdayEid al-Adha HolidayPublic Sector Holiday
Aug 7FridayEid al-Adha HolidayPublic Sector Holiday
Aug 8SaturdayEid al-Adha HolidayPublic Sector Holiday
Aug 20ThursdayMuharram (Muslim New Year)Observance
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 23WednesdaySaudi National DayNational holiday
Sep 24ThursdaySaudi National Day HolidayPublic Sector Holiday
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason

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