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Kuwait has a total of 16 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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|New Year's Day
||Sunday, January 1, 2023||New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.|
|Isra and Miraj
||Saturday, February 18, 2023||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.|
||Saturday, February 25, 2023||National Day is a official holiday in Kuwait|
||Sunday, February 26, 2023||Liberation Day is a official holiday in Kuwait|
||Monday, March 20, 2023||March Equinox in Kuwait (Kuwait City)|
||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 official holiday in Kuwait|
||Wednesday, June 21, 2023||June Solstice in Kuwait (Kuwait City)|
|Waqfat Arafat Day
||Wednesday, June 28, 2023||Waqfat Arafat Day is a official holiday in Kuwait|
||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 official holiday in Kuwait|
|Islamic New Year
||Wednesday, July 19, 2023||Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.|
||Saturday, September 23, 2023||September Equinox in Kuwait (Kuwait City)|
|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.|
||Friday, December 22, 2023||December Solstice in Kuwait (Kuwait City)|
|New Year's Eve
||Sunday, December 31, 2023||New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.|