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Eid al-Adha in Saudi Arabia

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.

Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
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About Eid al-Adha

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Eid al-Adha Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedNov 172010Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
MonNov 72011Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
FriOct 262012Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
TueOct 152013Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
SatOct 42014Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
ThuSep 242015Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
MonSep 122016Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
SatSep 22017Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
TueAug 212018Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
MonAug 122019Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
FriJul 312020Eid al-AdhaNational holiday

Quick Facts

Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is a four-day Islamic festival starting on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.

Eid al-Adha 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Eid al-Adha 2019

Monday, August 12, 2019

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