Public holidays and observances in Bahrain

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
May 1 Friday May Day National holiday
May 24 Sunday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 25 Monday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 26 Tuesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 30 Thursday Arafat Day Observance
July 31 Friday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 1 Saturday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 2 Sunday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 3 Monday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 4 Tuesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 20 Thursday Muharram Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 22 Thursday Ashoora Public Holiday
October 23 Friday Ashoora (second day) Public Holiday
October 29 Thursday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 16 Wednesday National Day Public Holiday
December 17 Thursday National Day (second day) Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
May 1 Saturday May Day National holiday
May 13 Thursday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 14 Friday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 15 Saturday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 19 Monday Arafat Day Observance
July 20 Tuesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 21 Wednesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 22 Thursday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 23 Friday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 24 Saturday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 10 Tuesday Muharram Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 19 Tuesday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 16 Thursday National Day Public Holiday
December 17 Friday National Day (second day) Public Holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
May 1 Sunday May Day National holiday
May 3 Tuesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 4 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 5 Thursday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 9 Saturday Arafat Day Observance
July 10 Sunday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 11 Monday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 12 Tuesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 13 Wednesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 14 Thursday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 30 Saturday Muharram Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 8 Saturday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 16 Friday National Day Public Holiday
December 17 Saturday National Day (second day) Public Holiday
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year Public Holiday
March 21 Tuesday March equinox Season
April 22 Saturday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
April 23 Sunday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
April 24 Monday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 1 Monday May Day National holiday
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
June 28 Wednesday Arafat Day Observance
June 29 Thursday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
June 30 Friday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 1 Saturday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 2 Sunday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 3 Monday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 19 Wednesday Muharram Public Holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
September 27 Wednesday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 16 Saturday National Day Public Holiday
December 17 Sunday National Day (second day) Public Holiday
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season