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29th October, ThursdayProphet Muhammad's Birthday

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Oman in 2020

SundaySunMar 22, 2020Mar 22Isra'a Wal Mi'raj
SundaySunMay 24, 2020May 24Eid-al-Fitr
MondayMonMay 25, 2020May 25Eid-al-Fitr Holiday
TuesdayTueMay 26, 2020May 26Eid-al-Fitr Holiday
WednesdayWedMay 27, 2020May 27Eid-al-Fitr Holiday
ThursdayThuJul 23, 2020Jul 23Renaissance 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
WednesdayWedNov 18, 2020Nov 18National Day

Public Holidays in Oman

Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

Thursday Oct 29, 2020

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

National Day

National Day

Wednesday Nov 18, 2020

The upcoming Oman holiday National Day is in 20 days from today.

Isra'a Wal Mi'raj

Isra'a Wal Mi'raj

Thursday Mar 11, 2021

The upcoming Oman holiday Isra'a Wal Mi'raj is in 133 days from today.

2020 Public Holidays Oman Service

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

Oman has 15 holidays in a year. Each year, the government announces the list of public holidays for the next year. In Oman, the New Year is not recognized as a public holiday. Even though it being a working day, most of the people get an off day to celebrate the holiday. When any holiday date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the following day automatically becomes a holiday. The public holiday’s dates are prone to change as they are based on the signing of the moon. Religion and democracy influence the nation's public holidays. Oman is one of the oldest independent states, and as a result, the society clings firmly to its beliefs, culture, and norms. The holidays are celebrated different depending on their nature. Families go to the mosque to pray while on other holidays they fast.

Fridays and Saturdays are weekends where both the public and private sector give the workers time off. if any worker do not take time off from work on these public holidays are compensated for the day they have worked and given an extra day off. The government has the power to alter or prolong a holiday when the situation calls for it. Aside from religion, Oman public holidays are influenced and observed by social affairs, a democracy such as the public holiday for Independence Day. There are public holidays that go for one day and those that can go for up to two weeks. During these festivals, the society celebrates by holding feasts.