Kuwait has a total of 17 holidays in 2021. 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
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
National Day
Thursday, February 25, 2021 National Day is a official holiday in Kuwait
Liberation Day
Friday, February 26, 2021 Liberation Day is a official holiday in Kuwait
Isra and Miraj
Thursday, March 11, 2021 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.
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Kuwait (Kuwait City)
Eid al-Fitr holiday
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Eid al-Fitr holiday is a government holiday in Kuwait
Eid al-Fitr
Thursday, May 13, 2021 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
Friday, May 14, 2021 Eid al-Fitr holiday is a official holiday in Kuwait
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Kuwait (Kuwait City)
Waqfat Arafat Day
Monday, July 19, 2021 Waqfat Arafat Day is a official holiday in Kuwait
Eid al-Adha
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 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
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Eid al-Adha holiday is a official holiday in Kuwait
Islamic New Year
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Kuwait (Kuwait City)
The Prophet's Birthday
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Kuwait (Kuwait City)
New Year's Eve
Friday, December 31, 2021 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.