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2023 SAUDI ARABIA HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Saudi Arabia is

22nd February, WednesdayFounding Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Saudi Arabia in 2023

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
WednesdayWedFeb 22, 2023Feb 22Founding Day
FridayFriApr 21, 2023Apr 21Eid-al-Fitr
SaturdaySatApr 22, 2023Apr 22Eid-al-Fitr Holiday
SundaySunApr 23, 2023Apr 23Eid-al-Fitr Holiday
MondayMonApr 24, 2023Apr 24Eid-al-Fitr Holiday
TuesdayTueJun 27, 2023Jun 27Eid al-Adha
WednesdayWedJun 28, 2023Jun 28Eid al-Adha Holiday
ThursdayThuJun 29, 2023Jun 29Eid al-Adha Holiday
FridayFriJun 30, 2023Jun 30Eid al-Adha Holiday
SaturdaySatSep 23, 2023Sep 23National Day

Public Holidays in Saudi Arabia

Founding Day

Founding Day

Wednesday Feb 22, 2023

The upcoming Saudi Arabia holiday Founding Day is in 81 days from today.

Eid-al-Fitr

Eid-al-Fitr

Friday Apr 21, 2023

The upcoming Saudi Arabia holiday Eid-al-Fitr is in 139 days from today.

Eid-al-Fitr Holiday

Eid-al-Fitr Holiday

Saturday Apr 22, 2023

The upcoming Saudi Arabia holiday Eid-al-Fitr Holiday is in 140 days from today.

List of Popular Celebration Days of United States in 2023

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJun 02, 2023Jun 02National Donut Day

2023 Public Holidays Saudi Arabia Service

The above is the list of 2023 public holidays declared in Saudi Arabia which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Saudi Arabia holiday calendar for 2023 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.