Kuwait has a total of 26 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's Day
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year's Day Holiday
Thursday, January 2, 2020 New Year's Day Holiday is a official holiday in Kuwait
Mourning Holiday for Sultan Qaboos Bin Said
Saturday, January 11, 2020 Mourning Holiday for Sultan Qaboos Bin Said is a government holiday in Kuwait
National Day
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 National Day is a official holiday in Kuwait
Liberation Day
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Liberation Day is a official holiday in Kuwait
National and Liberation Day Holiday
Thursday, February 27, 2020 National and Liberation Day Holiday is a official holiday in Kuwait
Public Holiday
Thursday, March 12, 2020 Public Holiday is a non-working day (covid-19) in Kuwait
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Kuwait (Kuwait City)
Public Holiday
Friday, March 20, 2020 Public Holiday is a non-working day (covid-19) in Kuwait
Isra and Miraj
Sunday, March 22, 2020 Isra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
Public Holiday
Monday, March 23, 2020 Public Holiday is a non-working day (covid-19) in Kuwait
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.
Public Holiday
Monday, May 25, 2020 Public Holiday is a non-working day (covid-19) in Kuwait
Eid al-Fitr holiday
Monday, May 25, 2020 Eid al-Fitr holiday is a official holiday in Kuwait
Public Holiday
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Public Holiday is a non-working day (covid-19) in Kuwait
Eid al-Fitr holiday
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Eid al-Fitr holiday is a official holiday in Kuwait
Public Holiday
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Public Holiday is a non-working day (covid-19) in Kuwait
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Kuwait (Kuwait City)
Waqfat Arafat Day
Thursday, July 30, 2020 Waqfat Arafat Day is a official holiday in Kuwait
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 official holiday in Kuwait
Islamic New Year
Thursday, August 20, 2020 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in Kuwait (Kuwait City)
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.
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in Kuwait (Kuwait City)
New Year's Eve
Thursday, December 31, 2020 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.