Public Holidays in Kuwait in 2017

Kuwait List of National Public holidays of Kuwait in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day Gregorian New Year
Saturday February 25 National Day Marks the creation of Kuwait as a nation in 1961
Sunday February 26 Liberation Day End of the Gulf War in 1991
Thursday April 27 Isra'a Wal Miraj Moved from April 24 to create a long weekend
Sunday June 25 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Monday June 26 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Tuesday June 27 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Wednesday June 28 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Thursday August 31 Arafat Day Haj Day
Friday September 01 Eid Al-Adha
Saturday September 02 Eid Al-Adha Holiday
Sunday September 03 Eid Al-Adha Holiday
Monday September 04 Eid Al-Adha Holiday
Thursday September 21 Hijri New Year Islamic New Year
Thursday November 30 Birthday of Prophet Muhammad


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  • Observes a Friday and Saturday weekend

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