Saudi Arabia has a total of 12 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
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)
Ramadan begins
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 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
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 national holiday in Saudi Arabia
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)
Arafat Day
Monday, July 19, 2021 Arafat Day is a national holiday in Saudi Arabia
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 national holiday in Saudi Arabia
Muharram (Muslim 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 Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)
Saudi National Day
Thursday, September 23, 2021 Saudi National Day is a national holiday in Saudi Arabia
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)