Saudi Arabia has a total of 12 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
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)
Ramadan begins
Friday, April 24, 2020 Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
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 Saudi Arabia
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)
Arafat Day
Thursday, July 30, 2020 Arafat Day is a national holiday in Saudi Arabia
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 Saudi Arabia
Muharram (Muslim 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 Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)
Saudi National Day
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Saudi National Day is a national holiday in Saudi Arabia
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)