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Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha 2024, 2025 and 2026 in Jordan

Eid al-Adha is a public holiday in Jordan, and one of the most important celebrations of the year. Every year, King Abdullah offers his Eid greetings to his people using social media, radio, TV, newspapers, and in person.

202415 Jun to 19 JunSat to WedEid al-Adha Holiday
20255 Jun to 9 JunThu to MonEid al-Adha Holiday
202626 May to 30 MayTue to SatEid al-Adha Holiday
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

Eid al-Adha comes on the day after Arafat Day. Arafat day is the key moment for those on Hajj Pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia when they ascend Mount Arafat. Eid al-Adha comes 70 days after Ramadan and on the tenth day of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah. On the Western Calendar, it’s date varies from year to year.

In Jordan, people wear new clothes, attend special mosque services, slaughter and eat a sheep or other animal, give meat and gifts to the poor, and buy or make candies and sweets. Children may also be given small gifts of money by the men in the family.

Previous Years

202327 Jun to 1 JulTue to SatEid al-Adha Holiday
20228 Jul to 12 JulFri to TueEid al-Adha Holiday