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Eid al-Adha in Spain

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 al-Adha a Public Holiday?

Eid al-Adha is a public holiday in Ceuta and Melilla, where it is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

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About Eid al-Adha

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Eid al-Adha Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2015FriSep 25Eid al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
2016MonSep 12Eid al-AdhaLocal holidayMelilla
2016TueSep 13Eid al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta
2017SatSep 2Eid al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
2018WedAug 22Eid al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
2019MonAug 12Eid al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
2020FriJul 31Eid al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
2021TueJul 20Eid al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
2022SunJul 10Eid al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
2023ThuJun 29Eid al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
2024MonJun 17Eid al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
2025SatJun 7Eid al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla

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