Top events in Jordan

July
18

Eid al Fitr is the feast held at the end of Ramadan, which celebrates the end of a month of fasting. Celebrated by Muslims worldwide, this is an...

July
18

Eid al Fitr is the feast held at the end of Ramadan, which celebrates the end of a month of fasting. Celebrated by Muslims worldwide, this is an...

July
18

This prestigious showcase of cinema from around the Arab world, staged over a week in summer, attracts visitor from all over.

Jordan Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

(a) 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.

(b) Easter holidays are observed only by Christian business establishments.

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
January
03
Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
Start date:
3 January 2015

Celebrated 5 days later for Shi'a.

April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
April
06
Easter Monday
Start date:
6 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
May
16
Lailat al Miraj (Night of Ascension)
Start date:
16 May 2015
May
25
Independence Day
Start date:
25 May 2015
June
10
Army Day
Start date:
10 June 2015
June
18
Start of Ramadan
Start date:
18 June 2015
July
18
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
18 July 2015
September
23
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
23 September 2015
October
13
Islamic New Year
Start date:
13 October 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
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