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Bahrain Public Holidays 2017

Today – 21 November 2017 – is not a holiday in Bahrain.

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.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day
1 MayMonLabour Day
25 JunSunEid al-Fitr
26 JunMonEid al-Fitr Holiday
27 JunTueEid al-Fitr Holiday
1 SepFriEid al-Adha
2 SepSatEid al-Adha Holiday
3 SepSunEid al-Adha Holiday
21 SepThuIslamic New Year
29 SepFriAshura
30 SepSatAshura
30 NovThuProphet Muhammad's Birthday
16 DecSatNational Day
17 DecSunNational Day Holiday

Visit cbb.gov.bh for the original release.

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.

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