10 Facts About Eid al-Adha 2024 in Saudi Arabia

April 08, 2024

 Dates: Eid al-Adha will be celebrated in Saudi Arabia from the evening of Saturday, June 15th, 2024 to Wednesday, June 19th, 2024.

 Islamic Calendar: These dates are based on the Islamic lunar calendar, Dhul Hijjah.

Moon Sighting: The exact start date may vary slightly depending on the official sighting of the crescent moon.

 Significance: Eid al-Adha honors Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son.

 Hajj Pilgrimage: Many Muslims attending Hajj will celebrate Eid al-Adha in Mecca during this period.

 Celebrations: Festivities include prayers, animal sacrifice (qurbani), family gatherings, and gift-giving.

 Public Holiday: Eid al-Adha is a public holiday in Saudi Arabia, with government offices and businesses closed.

 Travel: Expect increased travel and accommodation rates during this time.

 Respectful Dress: Visitors should dress modestly during Eid al-Adha celebrations.

 Local Traditions: Explore and appreciate unique Saudi Arabian traditions associated with Eid al-Adha.