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Bahrain

Public Holidays 2017

This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 Bahrain public holidays. 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 JunSunEnd of Ramadan
26 JunMonEnd of Ramadan
27 JunTueEnd of Ramadan
1 SepFriFeast of Sacrifice
2 SepSatFeast of Sacrifice
3 SepSunFeast of Sacrifice
21 SepThuIslamic New Year
29 SepFriAshura
30 SepSatAshura
30 NovThuThe Prophet's Birthday
16 DecSatNational Day
17 DecSunNational Day

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.