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Eid ul-Adha

Eid ul-Adha or Eid al-Adha is the second most important holiday in Islam after Eid al-Fitr. In the Islamic lunar calendar, Eid al-Adha falls on the tenth day of the month Zulhijjah. The exact date varies according to the Muslim calendar, which follows the lunar cycle.

Eid al-Adha commemorates the Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail as a form of obedience to Allah. According to tradition, however, Allah intervened at the last minute and sent a ram to be sacrificed in place of Ishmael. This event symbolises faith in devotion and obedience to Allah. The story is told in the Qur'an in Sura 37:99-113.

The name «Eid al-Adha» literally means «Feast of Sacrifice». The core of this celebration is the sacrifice of an animal (sheep, goats, camels and other animals) , which is available to Muslims. The meat of the sacrificial animal is then divided into three parts: one third for the family, one third for friends and relatives and one third for the needy and poor. This tradition is meant to emphasise sharing and solidarity with others.

In Saudi Arabia, Eid is a public holiday and is celebrated over three days.

The list below is a conversion from Islamic lunar calendar to Gregorian calendar, it may have variations as regional is determined by sighting of the crescent moon.

List of dates

Year Weekday Date Name Time
2024 Sunday Jun 16, 2024 Eid ul-Adha 1 month from now
2024 Monday Jun 17, 2024 Eid ul-Adha 1 month from now
2024 Tuesday Jun 18, 2024 Eid ul-Adha 1 month from now
2025 Friday Jun 6, 2025 Eid ul-Adha 1 year from now
2025 Saturday Jun 7, 2025 Eid ul-Adha 1 year from now
2025 Sunday Jun 8, 2025 Eid ul-Adha 1 year from now
2026 Wednesday May 27, 2026 Eid ul-Adha 2 years from now
2026 Thursday May 28, 2026 Eid ul-Adha 2 years from now
2026 Friday May 29, 2026 Eid ul-Adha 2 years from now
2027 Sunday May 16, 2027 Eid ul-Adha 3 years from now
2027 Monday May 17, 2027 Eid ul-Adha 3 years from now
2027 Tuesday May 18, 2027 Eid ul-Adha 3 years from now
2028 Friday May 5, 2028 Eid ul-Adha 4 years from now
2028 Saturday May 6, 2028 Eid ul-Adha 4 years from now
2028 Sunday May 7, 2028 Eid ul-Adha 4 years from now
2029 Tuesday Apr 24, 2029 Eid ul-Adha 5 years from now
2029 Wednesday Apr 25, 2029 Eid ul-Adha 5 years from now
2029 Thursday Apr 26, 2029 Eid ul-Adha 5 years from now
2030 Saturday Apr 13, 2030 Eid ul-Adha 5 years from now
2030 Sunday Apr 14, 2030 Eid ul-Adha 5 years from now
2030 Monday Apr 15, 2030 Eid ul-Adha 5 years from now
2031 Wednesday Apr 2, 2031 Eid ul-Adha 6 years from now
2031 Thursday Apr 3, 2031 Eid ul-Adha 6 years from now
2031 Friday Apr 4, 2031 Eid ul-Adha 6 years from now
2032 Monday Mar 22, 2032 Eid ul-Adha 7 years from now
2032 Tuesday Mar 23, 2032 Eid ul-Adha 7 years from now
2032 Wednesday Mar 24, 2032 Eid ul-Adha 7 years from now
2033 Friday Mar 11, 2033 Eid ul-Adha 8 years from now
2033 Saturday Mar 12, 2033 Eid ul-Adha 8 years from now
2033 Sunday Mar 13, 2033 Eid ul-Adha 8 years from now
2034 Wednesday Mar 1, 2034 Eid ul-Adha 9 years from now
2034 Thursday Mar 2, 2034 Eid ul-Adha 9 years from now
2034 Friday Mar 3, 2034 Eid ul-Adha 9 years from now
2035 Sunday Feb 18, 2035 Eid ul-Adha 10 years from now
2035 Monday Feb 19, 2035 Eid ul-Adha 10 years from now
2035 Tuesday Feb 20, 2035 Eid ul-Adha 10 years from now
2036 Thursday Feb 7, 2036 Eid ul-Adha 11 years from now
2036 Friday Feb 8, 2036 Eid ul-Adha 11 years from now
2036 Saturday Feb 9, 2036 Eid ul-Adha 11 years from now
2037 Monday Jan 26, 2037 Eid ul-Adha 12 years from now
2037 Tuesday Jan 27, 2037 Eid ul-Adha 12 years from now
2037 Wednesday Jan 28, 2037 Eid ul-Adha 12 years from now
2038 Saturday Jan 16, 2038 Eid ul-Adha 13 years from now
2038 Sunday Jan 17, 2038 Eid ul-Adha 13 years from now
2038 Monday Jan 18, 2038 Eid ul-Adha 13 years from now
2039 Wednesday Jan 5, 2039 Eid ul-Adha 14 years from now
2039 Thursday Jan 6, 2039 Eid ul-Adha 14 years from now
2039 Friday Jan 7, 2039 Eid ul-Adha 14 years from now
2039 Monday Dec 26, 2039 Eid ul-Adha 15 years from now
2039 Tuesday Dec 27, 2039 Eid ul-Adha 15 years from now
2039 Wednesday Dec 28, 2039 Eid ul-Adha 15 years from now
2023 Wednesday Jun 28, 2023 Eid ul-Adha 9 months ago
2023 Thursday Jun 29, 2023 Eid ul-Adha 9 months ago
2023 Friday Jun 30, 2023 Eid ul-Adha 9 months ago
2022 Saturday Jul 9, 2022 Eid ul-Adha 1 year ago
2022 Sunday Jul 10, 2022 Eid ul-Adha 1 year ago
2022 Monday Jul 11, 2022 Eid ul-Adha 1 year ago
2021 Tuesday Jul 20, 2021 Eid ul-Adha 2 years ago
2021 Wednesday Jul 21, 2021 Eid ul-Adha 2 years ago
2021 Thursday Jul 22, 2021 Eid ul-Adha 2 years ago
2020 Friday Jul 31, 2020 Eid ul-Adha 3 years ago
2020 Saturday Aug 1, 2020 Eid ul-Adha 3 years ago
2020 Sunday Aug 2, 2020 Eid ul-Adha 3 years ago
2019 Sunday Aug 11, 2019 Eid ul-Adha 4 years ago
2019 Monday Aug 12, 2019 Eid ul-Adha 4 years ago
2019 Tuesday Aug 13, 2019 Eid ul-Adha 4 years ago
The festivity dates listed in the table above have been prepared with the greatest possible care and to the best of our knowledge. If you find any bugs, please let us know using below the feedback form. Thanks very much.

Notice, in particular, conversion from the other calendar to the Gregorian calendar, there may be discrepancies.