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Public Holidays in Kuwait in 2017

Kuwait Upcoming Holidays in Kuwait

Arafat Day
Arafat Day

31 August 2017 This National holiday is in 35 days. Second day of the Hajj pilgrimage. Named after the geographical area Arafa where the Pr...

Eid Al-Adha
Eid al-Adha

1 September 2017 This National holiday is in 36 days. The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on ...

Eid Al-Adha Holiday
Eid Al-Adha Holiday

2 September 2017 This National holiday is in 37 days. Second day of holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

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 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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Notes

  • Observes a Friday and Saturday weekend

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