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The next public holiday in Saudi Arabia is

12th May, WednesdayEid-al-Fitr

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Saudi Arabia in 2020

SaturdaySatMay 23, 2020May 23Eid-al-Fitr
SundaySunMay 24, 2020May 24Eid-al-Fitr Holiday
MondayMonMay 25, 2020May 25Eid-al-Fitr Holiday
TuesdayTueMay 26, 2020May 26Eid-al-Fitr Holiday
ThursdayThuJul 30, 2020Jul 30Eid al-Adha
FridayFriJul 31, 2020Jul 31Eid al-Adha Holiday
SaturdaySatAug 01, 2020Aug 01Eid al-Adha Holiday
SundaySunAug 02, 2020Aug 02Eid al-Adha Holiday
WednesdayWedSep 23, 2020Sep 23National Day

Public Holidays in Saudi Arabia



Wednesday May 12, 2021

The upcoming Saudi Arabia holiday Eid-al-Fitr is in 195 days from today.

Eid-al-Fitr Holiday

Eid-al-Fitr Holiday

Thursday May 13, 2021

The upcoming Saudi Arabia holiday Eid-al-Fitr Holiday is in 196 days from today.

Eid-al-Fitr Holiday

Eid-al-Fitr Holiday

Friday May 14, 2021

The upcoming Saudi Arabia holiday Eid-al-Fitr Holiday is in 197 days from today.

2020 Public Holidays Saudi Arabia Service

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

Saudi Arabia has 16 holidays. The holidays are inspired and observed under Islamic laws. The king has the power to extend or revoke a holiday at any given time. The act features a plan that offers all government and military staff one full week off. Such a decree from the kings is similar to the one issued at the end of Ramadan in the past years.

In Saudi Arabia, weekends begin on Friday and end on Saturday, Sunday is a working day. Workers in Saudi Arabia are entitled to a paid day off for all their national holidays. Professions that are unique and require full-time appearances come with an additional benefit for workers who work on holidays. Most retail stores close early to begin the festivities. The holidays differ, and with each, the society embraces different roles such as fasting, praying, and relaxing with family.

The government respects the holidays and can alter the date but cannot eject the major holidays from the calendar. It can change or add additional days for some of the holidays. Some of the holidays can go for 14 days other while others are just a day long. During such long holidays, most businesses close for all this time.

The Muslim festivals are timed to the local sighting of the moon. All the dates for the holidays change with time. The duration of the holidays is calculated by the expected days off required by the private sector.