Eid in Saudi Arabia

How long is Eid in Saudi Arabia?

The first day of Eid in Saudi Arabia is expected to fall on Friday, April 21, in most Islamic countries, including the UAE, which means it will be a four-day break for residents.

Therefore, the most likely dates of the Eid Al Fitr break are from Thursday, April 20, to Sunday, April 23.


What time is the next Eid (Eid in Saudi Arabia)?

Lunar Muslim holidays typically occur 10-11 days earlier than the year prior when corresponded to the solar Gregorian calendar. Over the next three years,

Eid al-Adha is expected to take place on June 29, 2023, June 17, 2024, and June 7, 2025.


Is Eid al-Fitr a Public Holiday?

Eid al-Fitr is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.


Eid in Saudi Arabia
Eid in Saudi Arabia


What is Eid Al Fitr in Saudi Arabia?

Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, which began on March 23. Employees will also get to enjoy another long holiday later this year,

where Eid al-Adha will be marked for four days at the end of June, according to the executive regulations of the labor law.


What do Saudis do for Eid?

On the first evening of Eid Al Fitr, people go out in their finest clothes — often new clothes purchased for the holiday — to see fireworks and wish each other “Eid Mubarak,” which means Happy Eid.

It is not unusual to see women’s hands and feet decorated in henna during this celebration.


What is done during Eid al-Fitr?

These celebrations during Eid al-Fitr vary from country to country but include visiting family and friends, giving presents, enjoying feasts, wearing new clothes, and visiting the graves of relatives.

Through these celebrations, Muslims show their gratitude to Allah after reflecting and fasting during Ramadan.


Eid in Saudi Arabia
Eid in Saudi Arabia

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