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Eid ul Adha in South Africa

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 ul Adha a Public Holiday?

Eid ul Adha is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.

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About Eid ul Adha

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Eid ul Adha Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016TueSep 13Eid ul AdhaMuslim
2017SatSep 2Eid ul AdhaMuslim
2018WedAug 22Eid ul AdhaMuslim
2019MonAug 12Eid ul AdhaMuslim
2020SatAug 1Eid ul AdhaMuslim
2021TueJul 20Eid ul AdhaMuslim
2022SunJul 10Eid ul AdhaMuslim
2023ThuJun 29Eid ul AdhaMuslim
2024MonJun 17Eid ul AdhaMuslim
2025SatJun 7Eid ul AdhaMuslim
2026WedMay 27Eid ul AdhaMuslim

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