Jordan Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note: 

(a) 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.

(b) Easter holidays are observed only by Christian business establishments.

2016

January01

New Year’s Day

Start date:

1 January 2016

March25

Good Friday

Start date:

25 March 2016

March28

Easter Monday

Start date:

28 March 2016

May01

Labour Day

Start date:

1 May 2016

May05

Lailat al Miraj (Night of Ascension)

Start date:

5 May 2016

May25

Independence Day

Start date:

25 May 2016

June07

Start of Ramadan

Start date:

7 June 2016

June10

Army Day

Start date:

10 June 2016

July07

Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)

Start date:

7 July 2016

September13

Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)

Start date:

13 September 2016

October03

Islamic New Year

Start date:

3 October 2016

December12

Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)

Start date:

12 December 2016

Celebrated 5 days later for Shi’a.

December25

Christmas Day

Start date:

25 December 2016

2017

January01

New Year’s Day

Start date:

1 January 2017

April14

Good Friday

Start date:

14 April 2017

April17

Easter Monday

Start date:

17 April 2017

April24

Lailat al Miraj (Night of Ascension)

Start date:

24 April 2017

May01

Labour Day

Start date:

1 May 2017

May25

Independence Day

Start date:

25 May 2017

May27

Start of Ramadan

Start date:

27 May 2017

June10

Army Day

Start date:

10 June 2017

June25

Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)

Start date:

25 June 2017

September01

Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)

Start date:

1 September 2017

September21

Islamic New Year

Start date:

21 September 2017

December01

Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)

Start date:

1 December 2017

December25

Christmas Day

Start date:

25 December 2017

SOURCE:http://www.worldtravelguide.net/jordan/public-holidays

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