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Eid al-Adha in Uganda

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. 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.

Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.

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About Eid al-Adha

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Eid al-Adha Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017SatSep 2Eid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
2018WedAug 22Eid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
2019SunAug 11Eid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
2020FriJul 31Eid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
2021TueJul 20Eid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
2022SunJul 10Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2023ThuJun 29Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2024MonJun 17Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2025SatJun 7Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2026WedMay 27Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2027MonMay 17Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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