Top events in Qatar

December
11

A weeklong set of events, competitions, festival, and conferences that connect the youth of Qatar together in a celebration of the country’s...

December
18

A festival honouring Sheikh Jassem bin Mohammed bin Thani, considered the father of the country. The day is a national bank holiday, ending with...

January
01

This is the biggest consumer event in the Qatari calendar, when over 500 shops, designers and boutiques from 29 countries take over the Exhibition...

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.

2016

July
07
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
7 July 2016
September
13
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
13 September 2016
December
18
National Day
Start date:
18 December 2016

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
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