Holidays in Saudi Arabia 2024

There are four public holidays with nine days in Saudi Arabia in 2024, two of which fall on weekends: Friday and Saturday.

Founding Day
Founding Day is a holiday observed on February 22, 2024, and it commemorates the founding of the first Saudi state in Arabia by Mohammed bin Saud.

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 9 to April 12, 2024.

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 15 to June 18, 2024, and it honors the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God's command.

Saudi National Day
Saudi National Day, observed on September 23, 2024, commemorates the formation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on September 23, 1932. That day, King Abdulaziz announced the country's unification as a kingdom and renamed the former Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The following is the list of public holidays in Saudi Arabia 2024.

Founding DayFeb 22, 2024ThursdayPublic Holidays
Eid al-FitrApr 09, 2024TuesdayPublic Holidays
Eid al-Fitr HolidayApr 10, 2024WednesdayPublic Holidays
Eid al-Fitr HolidayApr 11, 2024ThursdayPublic Holidays
Eid al-Fitr HolidayApr 12, 2024FridayPublic Holidays
Eid al-Adha HolidayJun 15, 2024SaturdayPublic Holidays
Eid al-AdhaJun 16, 2024SundayPublic Holidays
Eid al-Adha HolidayJun 17, 2024MondayPublic Holidays
Eid al-Adha HolidayJun 18, 2024TuesdayPublic Holidays
Saudi National DaySep 23, 2024MondayPublic Holidays

Please also check the working days in Saudi Arabia in 2024.

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