Bahrain has a total of 17 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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Holiday Date Details
New Year
Sunday, January 1, 2023 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in Bahrain (Manama)
Eid al-Fitr
Saturday, April 22, 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
Sunday, April 23, 2023 Eid al-Fitr Holiday is a national holiday in Bahrain
May Day
Monday, May 1, 2023 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Bahrain (Manama)
Arafat Day
Wednesday, June 28, 2023 Arafat Day is a government holiday in Bahrain
Eid al-Adha
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
Muharram
Wednesday, July 19, 2023 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Ashoora
Friday, July 28, 2023 Ashoora is a national holiday in Bahrain
Ashoora Holiday
Saturday, July 29, 2023 Ashoora Holiday is a national holiday in Bahrain
September Equinox
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.
National Day
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
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Bahrain (Manama)