Bahrain has a total of 19 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in Bahrain (Manama)
May Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Eid al-Fitr
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Eid al-Fitr Holiday
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Eid al-Fitr Holiday is a national holiday in Bahrain
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in Bahrain (Manama)
Arafat Day
Saturday, August 10, 2019 Arafat Day is a government holiday in Bahrain
Eid al-Adha
Sunday, August 11, 2019 Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
Eid al-Adha Holiday
Monday, August 12, 2019 Eid al-Adha Holiday is a national holiday in Bahrain
Saturday, August 31, 2019 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Monday, September 9, 2019 Ashoora is a national holiday in Bahrain
Ashoora (second day)
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Ashoora (second day) is a national holiday in Bahrain
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019 September Equinox in Bahrain (Manama)
The Prophet's Birthday
Saturday, November 9, 2019 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
The Prophet's Birthday Holiday
Sunday, November 10, 2019 The Prophet's Birthday Holiday is a national holiday in Bahrain
Gulf Cup Win Holiday
Monday, December 9, 2019 Gulf Cup Win Holiday is a national holiday in Bahrain
National Day
Monday, December 16, 2019 National Day is a national holiday in Bahrain
National Day (second day)
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 National Day (second day) is a national holiday in Bahrain
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in Bahrain (Manama)