Saturday, September 18, 2021

Festivals & Events in Qatar

AsiaQatarFestivals & Events in Qatar

Qatar observes several public holidays. The two weekend days are Friday and Saturday. Annual public holidays are:

DateEnglish nameLocal name (Arabic)Description
Second Tuesday in FebruaryNational Sports Dayاليوم الوطني للرياضةA holiday. Started in 2012.
Beginning of MarchMarch holidaysعطلة البنكA holiday.
18 DecemberQatar National Dayاليوم الوطني لقطرNational Day of Qatar.
1st, 2nd, 3rd ShavwalEid ul-Fitrعيد الفطرReminiscent of the end of Ramadan.
10th, 11th, 12th ZulhijjahEid ul-Adhaعيد الأضحىCommemorates Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son. Also known as the Great Feast (celebrated from the 10th to the 13th).