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ISLAMIC CALENDAR AND FESTIVALS

Some dates may vary slightly as they are determined by the lunar calendar.

Upcoming Islam Holidays

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
MondayMonMar 11, 2024Mar 11Ramadan (start)
SaturdaySatApr 06, 2024Apr 06Laylat al Qadr
WednesdayWedApr 10, 2024Apr 10Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
SaturdaySatJun 15, 2024Jun 15Waqf al Arafa - Hajj
SundaySunJun 16, 2024Jun 16Eid-al-Adha
SundaySunJul 07, 2024Jul 07Hijra - Islamic New Year
WednesdayWedJul 17, 2024Jul 17Day of Ashura / Muharram
MondayMonSep 16, 2024Sep 16Milad un Nabi
MondayMonJan 27, 2025Jan 27Lailat al Miraj
FridayFriFeb 14, 2025Feb 14Lailat al Bara'ah
FridayFriFeb 28, 2025Feb 28Ramadan (start)
ThursdayThuMar 27, 2025Mar 27Laylat al Qadr
MondayMonMar 31, 2025Mar 31Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
FridayFriJun 06, 2025Jun 06Waqf al Arafa - Hajj
SaturdaySatJun 07, 2025Jun 07Eid-al-Adha

List days in week, their corresponding english names and significance in Islamic calendar.


Days in Islamic Calendar

# Day (Arabic) English Name Significance
1 (Yawm) al-Aḥad
الأحد
Sunday First day
2 (Yawm) al-Ithnayn
الإثنين
Monday Second day
3 (Yawm) ath-Thulāthāʼ
الثلاثاء
Tuesday Third day
4 (Yawm) al-Arbi‘ā’
الأربعاء
Wednesday Fourth day
5 (Yawm) al-Khamīs
الخميس
Thursday Fifth day
6 (Yawm) al-Jumu‘ah
الجمعة
Friday Gathering day
7 (Yawm) as-Sabt
السبت
Saturday Day of Rest

List of Hijri months and corresponding gregorian calendar in Islamic calendar.


Months in Islamic Calendar

# Month Arabic Significance
1 Muharram مُحَرَّم Muḥarram forbidden
2 Safar صَفَر Ṣafar void
3 Rabi' I رَبيع الأوّل Rabī‘ al-Awwal the first spring
4 Rabi' II رَبيع الثاني Rabī‘ ath-Thānī the second/last spring
5 Jumada I جُمادى الأولى Jumādá al-Ūlá the first of parched land
6 Jumada II جُمادى الثانية Jumādá ath-Thāniyah the second/last of parched land
7 Rajab رَجَب Rajab respect, honor
8 Sha'ban شَعْبان Sha‘bān scattered
9 Ramadan رَمَضان Ramaḍān burning heat
10 Shawwal شَوّال Shawwāl raised
11 Dhu al-Qi‘dah ذو القِعْدة Dhul Qidah the one of truce/sitting
12 Dhu al-Hijjah ذو الحِجّة Dhul Ḥijjah the one of pilgrimage

Islamic Festivals Calendar

The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar consists of twelve months in a year and 354 days. There are either 29 or 30 days in each month, but they are not in order. It is also called as Muslim calendar or Hijri calendar.

Islamic festivals or the holidays are celebrated according to Islamic calendar. The traditional practice is, festival dates are decided and declared by a committee of Muslim leaders in local country. This practice is followed in majority of Muslim countries. Muslim leaders follow the process of fist sighting of crescent moon after sunset to decide first day of each month and then festivals are derived from there.

Here we have provided details 2022 islamic festival holiday dates and any other information related to muslim religious holiday. Some dates may vary slightly in local countries as they are determined locally according to moon sighting.