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Tabaski in Senegal

On Eid al-Adha, Muslims demonstrate their obedience to Allah by sacrificing an animal. The holiday is inspired by a story from the Quran that is also known to Christians and Jews.

Is Tabaski a Public Holiday?

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

In 2022, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Sheep are among the animals sacrificed on Eid al-Adha.

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About Tabaski

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Tabaski Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2019MonAug 12TabaskiPublic Holiday
2020FriJul 31TabaskiPublic Holiday
2021WedJul 21TabaskiPublic Holiday
2022SunJul 10Tabaski (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2023ThuJun 29Tabaski (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2024MonJun 17Tabaski (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2025SatJun 7Tabaski (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2026WedMay 27Tabaski (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2027MonMay 17Tabaski (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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