Public holidays and observances in Bahrain

Year 2018

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
May 1 Tuesday May Day National holiday
June 15 Friday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 16 Saturday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 17 Sunday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
August 21 Tuesday Arafat Day Observance
August 22 Wednesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 23 Thursday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 24 Friday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 25 Saturday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 26 Sunday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
September 12 Wednesday Muharram Public Holiday
September 23 Sunday September equinox Season
October 22 Monday Ashoora Public Holiday
October 23 Tuesday Ashoora (second day) Public Holiday
November 21 Wednesday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 16 Sunday National Day Public Holiday
December 17 Monday National Day (second day) Public Holiday
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
June 5 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 6 Thursday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 7 Friday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
August 11 Sunday Arafat Day Observance
August 12 Monday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 13 Tuesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 14 Wednesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 15 Thursday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 16 Friday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
September 1 Sunday Muharram Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 22 Tuesday Ashoora Public Holiday
October 23 Wednesday Ashoora (second day) Public Holiday
November 10 Sunday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 16 Monday National Day Public Holiday
December 17 Tuesday National Day (second day) Public Holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season

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