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Public Holidays in Kuwait in 2018

Kuwait Upcoming Holidays in Kuwait

National Day
National Day

25 February 2018 This National holiday is in 5 days. Marks the day when Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah ascended to the throne in 1950

Liberation Day
Liberation Day

26 February 2018 This National holiday is in 6 days. The Kuwait Government was reinstated at the end of the Gulf War in 1001

Isra'a Wal Miraj
Israa & Miaraj Night

13 April 2018 This National holiday is in 52 days. Isra and Mi'raj marks the Prophet Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Jerusalem an...

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
Friday April 13 Isra'a Wal Miraj
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 August 20 Arafat Day Banks and Government
Tuesday August 21 Eid Al-Adha
Wednesday August 22 Eid Al-Adha Holiday
Tuesday September 11 Hijri New Year Islamic New Year
Thursday November 22 Birthday of Prophet Muhammad

Key

National Holiday Government/Public Sector

Notes

  • Observes a Friday and Saturday weekend

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