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Arafat Day in Saudi Arabia

Is Arafat Day a Public Holiday?

Arafat Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Arafat Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2019SatAug 10Arafat DayNational holiday
2020ThuJul 30Arafat DayNational holiday
2021MonJul 19Arafat DayNational holiday
2022SatJul 9Arafat DayNational holiday
2023WedJun 28Arafat DayNational holiday
2024SunJun 16Arafat DayNational holiday
2025FriJun 6Arafat DayNational holiday

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