When is the next official holiday in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia?

2024-04-18 2024-04-18T12:50:01Z
ندى ماهر عبدربه
ندى ماهر عبدربه
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ArabiaWeather - Are you preparing to plan your next vacation? So, let us help you with that. Although the Eid holiday has ended, there are upcoming official holidays in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia awaiting you in the coming months. Below are the most prominent holidays expected during the coming months in Saudi Arabia.

 

Eid al-Adha holiday

Eid al-Adha is considered one of the most important and largest holidays in Islam. Eid al-Adha coincides between the 10th and 13th days of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah, which is expected to be the Eid al-Adha holiday from the 10th to the 13th of Dhu al-Hijjah every year in the Hijri calendar, and varies in the Gregorian calendar according to the sighting of the crescent. However, this year it may be from June 15 to 18, 2024 .

Vacation date: 10 to 13 Dhu al-Hijjah.

Duration of leave: four days.

Just as it happens with Eid al-Fitr, determining the exact date for Eid al-Adha depends on the sighting of the month’s crescent, which happens when the time comes.

 

 

National Day holiday

National Day is considered one of the most important days in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as it carries with it the anniversary of the unification of the Kingdom and the change of its name from the Kingdom of Hijaz, Najd and its annexes to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This national occasion falls on September 23 of each year, when wide celebrations are held in all All over the Kingdom, official leave is granted to the government and private sectors, in addition to all different educational levels.

In 2024, the National Day holiday will be on Monday, September 23, as Saudis prepare to celebrate this important national occasion.

Vacation date: September 23.

Duration of vacation: one day.

 

 

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Sources:

sa.wingie

 

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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