Oman Public Holidays

Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given below are approximations. During the lunar month of Ramadan that precedes Eid al-Fitr, Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. Some disruption may continue into Eid al-Fitr itself. Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha may last up to several days, depending on the region.




01st January : New Year's Day
03rd January : Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
16th May : Lailat al Miraj (Night of Ascension)
18th July : Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
23rd July :Renaissance Day
23rd September : Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
13th October : Islamic New Year
18th November : National Day & Birthday of HM Sultan Qaboos