Public Holidays 2017
This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Bahrain. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.
|1 Jan||Sun||New Year's Day|
|1 May||Mon||Labour Day|
|25 Jun||Sun||Eid al-Fitr|
|26 Jun||Mon||Eid al-Fitr Holiday|
|27 Jun||Tue||Eid al-Fitr Holiday|
|1 Sep||Fri||Eid al-Adha|
|2 Sep||Sat||Eid al-Adha Holiday|
|3 Sep||Sun||Eid al-Adha Holiday|
|21 Sep||Thu||Islamic New Year|
|30 Nov||Thu||Prophet Muhammad's Birthday|
|16 Dec||Sat||National Day|
|17 Dec||Sun||National Day Holiday|
The majority of public holidays in Bahrain are based on the predominant Muslim religion and culture. Bahrain celebrates the Birth of Prophet Muhammad, the Feast of Sacrifice, Islamic New Year and National Day. The most significant religious holiday is Ramadan, and employers allow significant time off during Ramadan.