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Saudi Arabia has a total of 13 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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||Wednesday, March 20, 2019||March Equinox in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)|
||Monday, May 6, 2019||Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.|
||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 Saudi Arabia|
||Friday, June 21, 2019||June Solstice in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)|
||Saturday, August 10, 2019||Arafat Day is a national holiday in Saudi Arabia|
||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 Saudi Arabia|
|Muharram (Muslim New Year)
||Saturday, August 31, 2019||Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.|
|Saudi National Day Holiday
||Sunday, September 22, 2019||Saudi National Day Holiday is a national holiday in Saudi Arabia|
||Monday, September 23, 2019||September Equinox in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)|
|Saudi National Day
||Monday, September 23, 2019||Saudi National Day is a national holiday in Saudi Arabia|
||Sunday, December 22, 2019||December Solstice in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)|