Holidays in Oman 2023

There are seven public holidays with 14 days in Oman in 2023, and five days fall on weekends: Friday and Saturday.

His Majesty the Sultan's Accession Day
The holiday, observed on January 12, 2023, marks the third anniversary of Sultan's accession to power. During his three years in office, the Sultan has striven to raise the country's standard of living, prosperity, and development.

Isra and Mi'raj
Isra and Mi'raj mark the Prophet Muhammad's miraculous night journey from Mecca to Jerusalem, known as Isra, and ascent into heaven, known as Mi'raj. The holiday falls on February 18, 2023.

Eid al-Fitr
Muslims worldwide celebrate this religious holiday, celebrating the end of a month of fasting. The holiday falls on the first day of Syawal, the 10th month of the Islamic calendar. The holiday lasts four days from April 20 to April 23, 2023.

Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha, also known as the festival of sacrifice, is an important Muslim festival. The holiday lasts four days from June 27 to June 30, 2023, and it honors the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God's command.

Islamic New Year
Islamic New Year marks the beginning of the Islamic lunar calendar year, and it is observed on the first day of the month of Muharram, which is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It falls on July 19, 2023.

The Prophet's Birthday
The holiday, observed on September 27, 2023, commemorates the birthday of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad, an Arab religious and political leader and the founder of Islam. Muhammad was born around 570 AD in Mecca and was a deeply spiritual man spending time in meditation.

National Day
National Day celebrates when Oman gained independence from Portugal's control in 1650. The holiday is celebrated on November 18 and 19, 2023. The holiday is celebrated on the birthday of Qaboos bin Said, the Sultan of Oman, from 1970 to 2020.

The following is the list of public holidays in Oman 2023.

His Majesty the Sultan's
Accession Day
Jan 12, 2023ThursdayPublic Holiday
Isra and Mi'rajFeb 18, 2023SaturdayPublic Holiday
Eid al-FitrApr 20, 2023ThursdayPublic Holiday
Eid al-Fitr HolidayApr 21, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Eid al-Fitr HolidayApr 22, 2023SaturdayPublic Holiday
Eid al-Fitr HolidayApr 23, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
Eid al-Adha HolidayJun 27, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday
Eid al-AdhaJun 28, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
Eid al-Adha HolidayJun 29, 2023ThursdayPublic Holiday
Eid al-Adha HolidayJun 30, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Islamic New YearJul 19, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
The Prophet's BirthdaySep 27, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
National DayNov 18, 2023SaturdayPublic Holiday
National Day HolidayNov 19, 2023SundayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Oman in 2023.

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