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2020 JORDAN HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Jordan is

29th October, ThursdayProphet Muhammad's Birthday

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Jordan in 2020

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
WednesdayWedJan 01, 2020Jan 01New Year's Day
SundaySunApr 12, 2020Apr 12Easter Sunday
MondayMonApr 13, 2020Apr 13Easter Monday
FridayFriMay 01, 2020May 01Labour Day
SundaySunMay 24, 2020May 24Eid-al-Fitr
MondayMonMay 25, 2020May 25Eid-al-Fitr Holiday
MondayMonMay 25, 2020May 25Independence Day
FridayFriJul 31, 2020Jul 31Eid al-Adha
SaturdaySatAug 01, 2020Aug 01Eid al-Adha Holiday
SundaySunAug 02, 2020Aug 02Eid al-Adha Holiday
MondayMonAug 03, 2020Aug 03Eid al-Adha Holiday
ThursdayThuAug 20, 2020Aug 20Islamic New Year
ThursdayThuOct 29, 2020Oct 29Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
FridayFriDec 25, 2020Dec 25Christmas

Public Holidays in Jordan

Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

Thursday Oct 29, 2020

The upcoming Jordan holiday Prophet Muhammad's Birthday is in 0 days from today.

Christmas

Christmas

Friday Dec 25, 2020

The upcoming Jordan holiday Christmas is in 57 days from today.

New Year's Day

New Year's Day

Friday Jan 01, 2021

The upcoming Jordan holiday New Year's Day is in 64 days from today.

2020 Public Holidays Jordan Service

The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Jordan which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Jordan holiday calendar for 2020 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Jordan public holidays are categorized into two, religious and national holiday carrying important Jordanian historical events. During holidays, all government offices and institutions are closed, and workers are given a paid day off on any official public holiday.

The Islamic religion dominates the nation of Jordan, so most religious holidays are based on Islamic culture and traditions. The Islamic holidays usually follow the lunar calendar. Ramadan is one of the significant occasions every year. The month is celebrated nationwide and has a significance of peace and unity. During Ramadan, Muslims fast from dawn to evening.

During the end of Ramadan month, Eid-ul-Fitr is held. This is an event graced with lots of festivities. Feasting and charity are the major activities that mark the end of the fasting period. The day is not just about the end of the fast, but it has more to do with uniting people and preaching peace and unity.

Christians are the minority group in Jordan. However, they are entitled to celebrate the Easter holidays though it is not recognized as an official holiday. Christmas day is celebrated nationwide.

Islamic New Year and Labor Day are among the most celebrated public holidays. New Year is marked by festivities and picnicking. Jordan celebrates national independence (Eid al-Istiklal) day on 25th May. The day aims at remembering the liberation of Jordan's nation from the British colonization.

The people of Jordan gladly welcome public holidays since they get time to catch up with their families.