Bahrain has a total of 18 holidays in 2020. 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
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Bahrain (Manama)
May Day
Friday, May 1, 2020 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Eid al-Fitr
Sunday, May 24, 2020 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
Monday, May 25, 2020 Eid al-Fitr Holiday is a national holiday in Bahrain
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Bahrain (Manama)
Arafat Day
Thursday, July 30, 2020 Arafat Day is a government holiday in Bahrain
Eid al-Adha
Friday, July 31, 2020 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
Saturday, August 1, 2020 Eid al-Adha Holiday is a national holiday in Bahrain
Day off for Eid al-Adha Holiday
Monday, August 3, 2020 Eid al-Adha Holiday is a national holiday in Bahrain
Muharram
Thursday, August 20, 2020 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Ashoora
Saturday, August 29, 2020 Ashoora is a national holiday in Bahrain
Ashoora (second day)
Sunday, August 30, 2020 Ashoora (second day) is a national holiday in Bahrain
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in Bahrain (Manama)
The Prophet's Birthday
Thursday, October 29, 2020 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
National Day
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 National Day is a national holiday in Bahrain
National Day (second day)
Thursday, December 17, 2020 National Day (second day) is a national holiday in Bahrain
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in Bahrain (Manama)