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Public Holidays in Kuwait in 2017

Kuwait Upcoming Holidays in Kuwait

New Years Day
New Years Day

1 January 2017 This National holiday is in 22 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

National Day
National Day

25 February 2017 This National holiday is in 77 days. Marks the day when Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah ascended to the throne in 1950

Liberation Day
Liberation Day

26 February 2017 This National holiday is in 78 days. The Kuwait Government was reinstated at the end of the Gulf War in 1001

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
Monday April 24 Apr 24 Isra'a Wal Miraj
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 Date to be confirmed. Arafat (Haj) Day
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Eid Al-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Saturday September 02 Sep 2 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Sunday September 03 Sep 3 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
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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National Holiday

Notes

  • Observes a Friday and Saturday weekend

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