Eid al-Adha in Ghana

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Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah’s (God’s) command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Is Eid al-Adha a Public Holiday?

Eid al-Adha is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

 

Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.

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About Eid al-Adha

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Eid al-Adha Observances

Year Weekday Date Name Holiday Type
2016 Mon 12 Sep Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
2017 Sat 2 Sep Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
2018 Wed 22 Aug Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
2019 Sun 11 Aug Eid al-Adha Observance
2019 Mon 12 Aug Eid al-Adha observed Public Holiday
2020 Fri 31 Jul Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
2021 Tue 20 Jul Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
2022 Sun 10 Jul Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date) Public Holiday
2023 Thu 29 Jun Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date) Public Holiday
2024 Mon 17 Jun Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date) Public Holiday
2025 Sat 7 Jun Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date) Public Holiday
2026 Wed 27 May Eid al-Adha (Tentative Date) Public Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.

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