Top events in Qatar

January
21

Each year, top golfers from around the world are invited to compete in the annual Qatar Masters Golf tournament which is part of the PGA European...

January
27

For serious petrolheads, this is one of the most exciting dates in the motoring calendar; a five-day festival in the country where state-of-the-...

February
01

This family festival that brings together street performers, puppet and musical shows, along with African circus performers, magicians and a range...

Qatar 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.

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
December
18
National Day
Start date:
18 December 2017