Bahrain has a total of 17 holidays in 2022. 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
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Bahrain (Manama)
May Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Eid al-Fitr
Monday, May 2, 2022 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
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Eid al-Fitr Holiday is a national holiday in Bahrain
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Bahrain (Manama)
Arafat Day
Friday, July 8, 2022 Arafat Day is a government holiday in Bahrain
Eid al-Adha
Saturday, July 9, 2022 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
Sunday, July 10, 2022 Eid al-Adha Holiday is a national holiday in Bahrain
Muharram
Saturday, July 30, 2022 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Ashoora
Sunday, August 7, 2022 Ashoora is a national holiday in Bahrain
Ashoora (second day)
Monday, August 8, 2022 Ashoora (second day) is a national holiday in Bahrain
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Bahrain (Manama)
The Prophet's Birthday
Saturday, October 8, 2022 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
National Day
Friday, December 16, 2022 National Day is a national holiday in Bahrain
National Day (second day)
Saturday, December 17, 2022 National Day (second day) is a national holiday in Bahrain
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Bahrain (Manama)