Public Holidays in Kuwait in 2018

Kuwait Upcoming Holidays in Kuwait

Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Birthday of Prophet Muhammad

22 November 2018 This National holiday is in 34 days. Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of...

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2019 This National holiday is in 74 days. Moved to Sunday 3 January as 1 January falls on a weekend in 2015

National Day
National Day

25 February 2019 This National holiday is in 129 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 New Year's Day
Sunday February 25 National Day Marks the creation of Kuwait as a nation in 1961
Monday February 26 Liberation Day End of the Gulf War in 1991
Sunday April 15 Israa and Me'raj
Friday June 15 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Saturday June 16 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Sunday June 17 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Monday June 18 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Sunday August 19 Eid Al-Adha Holiday
Monday August 20 Arafat Day
Tuesday August 21 Eid Al-Adha
Wednesday August 22 Eid Al-Adha Holiday
Thursday August 23 Eid Al-Adha Holiday
Tuesday September 11 Hijri New Year Islamic New Year
Thursday November 22 Birthday of Prophet Muhammad


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  • Observes a Friday and Saturday weekend

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