Public holidays and observances in Saudi Arabia

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
May 6 Monday Ramadan begins Muslim holiday
June 5 Wednesday Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) National holiday
June 6 Thursday Eid-al-Fitr holiday National holiday
June 7 Friday Eid-al-Fitr holiday National holiday
June 8 Saturday Eid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only) Observance
June 9 Sunday Eid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only) Observance
June 10 Monday Eid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only) Observance
June 11 Tuesday Eid-al-Fitr holiday National holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
August 12 Monday Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) National holiday
August 13 Tuesday Eid-al-Adha holiday National holiday
August 14 Wednesday Eid-al-Adha holiday National holiday
August 15 Thursday Eid-al-Adha holiday National holiday
September 1 Sunday Muharram (Muslim New Year) Observance
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
September 23 Monday Saudi National Day National holiday
November 10 Sunday Prophet's Birthday Muslim holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 24 Friday Ramadan begins Muslim holiday
May 24 Sunday Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) National holiday
May 25 Monday Eid-al-Fitr holiday National holiday
May 26 Tuesday Eid-al-Fitr holiday National holiday
May 27 Wednesday Eid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only) Observance
May 28 Thursday Eid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only) Observance
May 29 Friday Eid-al-Fitr Holiday (public sector only) Observance
May 30 Saturday Eid-al-Fitr holiday National holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 31 Friday Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) National holiday
August 1 Saturday Eid-al-Adha holiday National holiday
August 2 Sunday Eid-al-Adha holiday National holiday
August 3 Monday Eid-al-Adha holiday National holiday
August 20 Thursday Muharram (Muslim New Year) Observance
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
September 23 Wednesday Saudi National Day National holiday
October 29 Thursday Prophet's Birthday Muslim holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 13 Tuesday Ramadan begins Muslim holiday
May 13 Thursday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 14 Friday Eid al-Fitr holiday Bank holiday
May 15 Saturday Eid al-Fitr holiday Bank holiday
May 16 Sunday Eid al-Fitr holiday Bank holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 20 Tuesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 10 Tuesday Muharram (Muslim New Year) Observance
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
September 23 Thursday Saudi National Day National holiday
October 19 Tuesday Prophet's Birthday Muslim holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 3 Sunday Ramadan begins Muslim holiday
May 3 Tuesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 4 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr holiday Bank holiday
May 5 Thursday Eid al-Fitr holiday Bank holiday
May 6 Friday Eid al-Fitr holiday Bank holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 10 Sunday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 30 Saturday Muharram (Muslim New Year) Observance
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
September 24 Saturday Saudi National Day National holiday
October 8 Saturday Prophet's Birthday Muslim holiday
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season