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Saudi Arabia

Public Holidays 2017

This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 Saudi Arabia public holidays. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

25 JunSunEid Al-Fitri / Ramadan Holidays
26 JunMonEid Al-Fitri / Ramadan Holidays
27 JunTueEid Al-Fitri / Ramadan Holidays
28 JunWedEid Al-Fitri / Ramadan Holidays
31 AugThuEid ul-Adha / Hajj
1 SepFriEid ul-Adha / Hajj
2 SepSatEid ul-Adha / Hajj
3 SepSunEid ul-Adha / Hajj
23 SepSatSaudi National Day

Saudi Arabia recognizes public holidays, national holidays and local observances, many of which are based on Islamic religious traditions and culture.

Public holidays include Feast at the End of Ramadan, which is officially observed for ten days. Companies in the private sector allow between three and seven days of paid leave. The Feast at the End of Hajj is generally observed in the same manner as the End of Ramadan. Saudi National Day commemorates the Unification of the Kingdom.

National holidays include Day of Mourning for King Abdullah; Eid al-Fitr; Saudi National Day; Feast of Sacrifice and Eid al-Adha. Several national holidays are observed over a period of two to three days, depending on the employer. Observances include the Prophet’s Birthday, as well as the beginning and end of Ramadan.