The following table indicates declared
Bahrain government national holidays for the year 2015 only—cultural variants also provide opportunity for holidays tied to local events. In total there are 10 public holidays.
2017 public holidays [ edit ]
Arabic) name Description
New Year's Day رأس السنة الميلادية
Gregorian New Year's Day, celebrated by most parts of the world.
3 January, 24 December
Prophet Muhammad's birthday المولد النبوي
Prophet Muhammad's birthday, celebrated in most parts of the Muslim world.
Labour Day يوم العمال
Locally called "Eid Al Oumal" (Workers' Day), it is an annual holiday that celebrates the achievements of workers.
Little Feast عيد الفطر
Commemorates end of
Arafat Day يوم عرفة
Commemoration of Muhammad's final sermon and completion of the message of Islam.
1-3 September 4 september tentative hoilday
Feast of the Sacrifice عيد الأضحى
Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son. Also known as the Big Feast (celebrated from the 10th to 13th).
Islamic New Year رأس السنة الهجرية
Islamic New Year (also known as: Hijri New Year).
Day of Ashura عاشوراء
Represent the 9th and 10th day of the Hijri month of Muharram. Coincide with the memory of the martyrdom of
National Day اليوم الوطني
National Day of Bahrain.
Accession Day يوم الجلوس
Accession Day for the late Amir
Sh. Isa Bin Salman Al Khalifa
See also [ edit ]
Islamic calendar - for further expansion on the months and days identified above
References [ edit ]