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Eid al-Adha in Spain

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 Eid al-Adha a Public Holiday?

This is an autonomous community public holiday. Schools, businesses, and government offices in the autonomous communities observing this holiday will be closed.

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

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About Eid al-Adha

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Eid al-Adha Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2017SatSep 2Eid al-AdhaAutonomous Community HolidayCeuta, Melilla
2018WedAug 22Eid al-AdhaAutonomous Community HolidayCeuta, Melilla
2019MonAug 12Eid al-AdhaAutonomous Community HolidayCeuta, Melilla
2020FriJul 31Eid al-AdhaAutonomous Community HolidayCeuta, Melilla
2021WedJul 21Eid al-AdhaAutonomous Community HolidayCeuta, Melilla
2022SunJul 10Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Autonomous Community HolidayCeuta, Melilla
2023ThuJun 29Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Autonomous Community HolidayCeuta, Melilla
2024MonJun 17Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Autonomous Community HolidayCeuta, Melilla
2025SatJun 7Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Autonomous Community HolidayCeuta, Melilla
2026WedMay 27Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Autonomous Community HolidayCeuta, Melilla
2027MonMay 17Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Autonomous Community HolidayCeuta, Melilla

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