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Bahrain has a total of 18 holidays in 2023. 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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||Sunday, January 1, 2023||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
||Monday, March 20, 2023||March Equinox in Bahrain (Manama)|
||Thursday, March 23, 2023||Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.|
||Friday, April 21, 2023||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
||Saturday, April 22, 2023||Eid al-Fitr Holiday is a national holiday in Bahrain|
||Monday, May 1, 2023||Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.|
||Wednesday, June 21, 2023||June Solstice in Bahrain (Manama)|
||Wednesday, June 28, 2023||Arafat Day is a government holiday in Bahrain|
||Thursday, June 29, 2023||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
||Friday, June 30, 2023||Eid al-Adha Holiday is a national holiday in Bahrain|
||Wednesday, July 19, 2023||Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.|
||Friday, July 28, 2023||Ashoora is a national holiday in Bahrain|
||Saturday, July 29, 2023||Ashoora Holiday is a national holiday in Bahrain|
||Saturday, September 23, 2023||September Equinox in Bahrain (Manama)|
|The Prophet's Birthday
||Wednesday, September 27, 2023||Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.|
||Saturday, December 16, 2023||National Day is a national holiday in Bahrain|
|National Day (second day)
||Sunday, December 17, 2023||National Day (second day) is a national holiday in Bahrain|
||Friday, December 22, 2023||December Solstice in Bahrain (Manama)|