Public Holidays in Kuwait in 2017

Kuwait Upcoming Holidays in Kuwait

Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Maulud Nabi

1 December 2017 This National holiday is in 11 days. Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of...

New Year's Day
New Years Day

1 January 2018 This National holiday is in 42 days. Marks the beginning of the year in the western calendar

National Day
National Day

25 February 2018 This National holiday is in 97 days. Marks the day when Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah ascended to the throne in 1950

Kuwait List of National Public holidays of Kuwait in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Gregorian New Year
Saturday February 25 Feb 25 National Day Marks the creation of Kuwait as a nation in 1961
Sunday February 26 Feb 26 Liberation Day End of the Gulf War in 1991
Thursday April 27 Apr 27 Isra'a Wal Miraj Moved from April 24 to create a long weekend
Sunday June 25 Jun 25 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Tuesday June 27 Jun 27 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Wednesday June 28 Jun 28 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Thursday August 31 Aug 31 Arafat Day Haj Day
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Eid Al-Adha
Saturday September 02 Sep 2 Eid Al-Adha Holiday
Sunday September 03 Sep 3 Eid Al-Adha Holiday
Monday September 04 Sep 4 Eid Al-Adha Holiday
Thursday September 21 Sep 21 Hijri New Year Islamic New Year
Friday December 01 Dec 1 Birthday of Prophet Muhammad Second time in 2016 due to Lunar cycles


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