Top events in Qatar

February
01

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

February
21

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-...

March
01

The skies above the Museum of Islamic Art Park in Doha are filled with kites for this one-day festival, which celebrates Afghani traditions with...

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.

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
December
18
Independence Day
Start date:
18 December 2015
December
18
National Day
Start date:
18 December 2015
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