Oman Public Holidays

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A public holiday, national holiday or legal holiday is a holiday generally established by law and is usually a non-working day during the year. This page contains public holidays sorted by years. Holiday dates may be change from time to time, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national holidays and short description of each holiday.

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DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day - First day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar
24 AprMonAl Isra' wal Miraj (الإسراء 'وول المعراج) - Lailat Al Miraj. Marks the night that Allah (God) took Mohammad (also known as Mohamed or Muhammed) on a journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and then to heaven
26 JunMonEid Al Fitr (عيد الفطر) - End of Ramadan. Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (Sawm) to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief
27 JunTueEid Al Fitr Holiday Holiday (عيد الفطر) - End of Ramadan
28 JunWedEid Al Fitr Holiday Holiday (عيد الفطر) - End of Ramadan
29 JunThursEid Al Fitr Holiday Holiday (عيد الفطر) - End of Ramadan
23 JulSunRenaissance Day (First day of the reign of Qaboos bin Said al Said)
1 SeptFriEid Al-Adha (عيد الأضحى) - Feast of the Sacrifice. Commemorates Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son. Date varies on Lunar cycle
2 SeptSatEid Al-Adha Holiday (عيد الأضحى) - Feast of the Sacrifice. Date varies on Lunar cycle
3 SeptSunEid Al-Adha Holiday (عيد الأضحى) - Feast of the Sacrifice. Date varies on Lunar cycle
4 SeptMonEid Al-Adha Holiday (عيد الأضحى) - Feast of the Sacrifice. Date varies on Lunar cycle
21 SeptThursMuharram / Islamic New Year - Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning. Marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year
18 NovSatNational Day (يوم وطني) - Celebrates independence from Portugal control in 165
19 NovSunSultan's Birthday - Celebrates the birthday of the Sultan of Oman, Qaboos bin Said al Said.
1 DecFriBirthday of Prophet Muhammad (المولد النبوي) - Mawlid al-Nabi. Commemorates Prophet Muhammad's birthday, celebrated in most parts of the Muslim world

DateDayHoliday
1 JanThursNew Year's Day
4 JanSunProphet Mohammed's Birthday
23 JanFriPublic Holiday - Day of Mourning for Saudi King Abdullah
24 JanSatPublic Holiday - Day of Mourning for Saudi King Abdullah
25 JanSunPublic Holiday - Day of Mourning for Saudi King Abdullah
17 MaySunAl Isra'a Wal Miraj holiday - Ascension of the Prophet
17 JulFriEid Al Fitr - End of Ramadan
18 JulSatEid Al Fitr Holiday - End of Ramadan
19 JulSunEid Al Fitr Holiday - End of Ramadan
20 JulMonEid Al Fitr Holiday - End of Ramadan
21 JulTueEid Al Fitr Holiday - End of Ramadan
22 JulWedEid Al Fitr Holiday - End of Ramadan
23 JulThursRenaissance Day - First day of the reign of Qaboos bin Said al Said
23 SeptWedEid Al-Adha - Date varies on Lunar cycle
24 SeptThursEid Al-Adha Holiday - Date varies on Lunar cycle
25 SeptFriEid Al-Adha Holiday - Date varies on Lunar cycle
26 SeptSatEid Al-Adha Holiday - Date varies on Lunar cycle
14 OctWedHijri New Year - Islamic New Year
18 NovWedNational Day - Birthday of Qaboos bin Said al Said
19 NovThursSultan's Birthday - Birthday of Qaboos bin Said al Said
24 DecThursBirthday of Prophet Muhammad - Second time in 2015 due to Lunar cycles

DateDayHoliday
1 JanFriNew Year's Day
5 MayThursAl Isra'a Wal Miraj holiday - Ascension of the Prophet
6 JulWedEid Al Fitr - End of Ramadan
7 JulThursEid Al Fitr Holiday - End of Ramadan
8 JulFriEid Al Fitr Holiday - End of Ramadan
9 JulSatEid Al Fitr Holiday - End of Ramadan
10 JulSunEid Al Fitr Holiday - End of Ramadan
11 JulMonEid Al Fitr Holiday - End of Ramadan
23 JulSatRenaissance Day - First day of the reign of Qaboos bin Said al Said
11 SeptSunEid Al-Adha - Date varies on Lunar cycle
12 SeptMonEid Al-Adha Holiday - Date varies on Lunar cycle
13 SeptTueEid Al-Adha Holiday - Date varies on Lunar cycle
14 SeptWedEid Al-Adha Holiday - Date varies on Lunar cycle
2 OctSunHijri New Year - Islamic New Year
18 NovFriNational Day - Birthday of Qaboos bin Said al Said
19 NovSatSultan's Birthday - Birthday of Qaboos bin Said al Said
12 DecMonBirthday of Prophet Muhammad

DateDayHoliday
1 JanMonNew Year's Day
13 AprFriIsra'a Wal Miraj
15 JunFriEid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan)
16 JunSatEid Al Fitr Holiday (End of Ramadan)
17 JunSunEid Al Fitr Holiday (End of Ramadan)
18 JunMonEid Al Fitr Holiday (End of Ramadan)
23 JulMonRenaissance Day (First day of the reign of Qaboos bin Said al Said)
22 AugWedEid Al-Adha (Date varies on Lunar cycle)
23 AugThursEid Al-Adha Holiday (Date varies on Lunar cycle)
24 AugFriEid Al-Adha Holiday (Date varies on Lunar cycle)
25 AugSatEid Al-Adha Holiday (Date varies on Lunar cycle)
11 SeptTueHijri New Year (Islamic New Year)
18 NovSunNational Day (Independence from Portugal in 1650)
19 NovMonSultan's Birthday (Birthday of Qaboos bin Said al Said)
20 NovTueBirthday of Prophet Muhammad

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