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Public Holidays in Kuwait in 2018

Kuwait Upcoming Holidays in Kuwait

Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Maulud Nabi

1 December 2017 This National holiday is in 9 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 40 days. Marks the beginning of the year in the western calendar

National Day
National Day

25 February 2018 This National holiday is in 95 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 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day
Sunday February 25 Feb 25 National Day Marks the creation of Kuwait as a nation in 1961
Monday February 26 Feb 26 Liberation Day End of the Gulf War in 1991
Friday April 13 Apr 13 Isra'a Wal Miraj
Friday June 15 Jun 15 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Saturday June 16 Jun 16 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Sunday June 17 Jun 17 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Tuesday August 21 Aug 21 Arafat Day Date to be confirmed. Arafat (Haj) Day
Wednesday August 22 Aug 22 Eid Al-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Thursday August 23 Aug 23 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Friday August 24 Aug 24 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Tuesday September 11 Sep 11 Hijri New Year Islamic New Year
Tuesday November 20 Nov 20 Birthday of Prophet Muhammad

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Notes

  • Observes a Friday and Saturday weekend

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