Places in Bahrain

Bahrain Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given below are approximations.

During the lunar month of Ramadan that precedes Eid al-Fitr, Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. Some disruption may continue into Eid al-Fitr itself. Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha may last up to several days, depending on the region.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
June
07
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
7 June 2016
July
07
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
7 July 2016
October
22
Ashura
Start date:
22 October 2016
December
12
Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
Start date:
12 December 2016

Celebrated 5 days later for Shi'a.

December
16
National Day
Start date:
16 December 2016

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
June
25
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
25 June 2017
September
01
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
1 September 2017
September
30
Ashura
Start date:
30 September 2017
November
30
Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
Start date:
30 November 2017
December
16
National Day
Start date:
16 December 2017
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