Saudi Arabia 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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Holiday Date Details
Founding Day
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 Founding Day is a national holiday in Saudi Arabia
Founding Day Public Sector Holiday
Thursday, February 23, 2023 Founding Day Public Sector Holiday is a public sector holiday in Saudi Arabia
Flag Day
Saturday, March 11, 2023 Flag Day is a observance in Saudi Arabia
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)
Ramadan begins
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.
Eid al-Fitr
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 Saudi Arabia
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)
Arafat Day
Tuesday, June 27, 2023 Arafat Day is a national holiday in Saudi Arabia
Eid al-Adha
Wednesday, June 28, 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
Thursday, June 29, 2023 Eid al-Adha Holiday is a national holiday in Saudi Arabia
Muharram (Muslim New Year)
Wednesday, July 19, 2023 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Saudi National Day
Saturday, September 23, 2023 Saudi National Day is a national holiday in Saudi Arabia
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)
Day off for Saudi National Day
Sunday, September 24, 2023 Saudi National Day is a national holiday in Saudi Arabia
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)
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