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Islamic Holidays, 2010-2030 (A.H. 1431-1452)

Here are the dates of the most important Islamic holidays through 2030. These holidays move in the Western (Gregorian) calendar year since the Islamic (or Hijri) calendar is a lunar calendar, instead of a solar calendar. The Hijri year is usually ten days shorter than the Gregorian year. There are a few different versions, such as the Solar Hijri calendar used in Iran (which is a solar calendar) and the Tabular Hijri calendar (which is mathematically derived, much like how Jewish calendar was changed in the past).

Due to how the Hijri calendar rotates, the Hijri years are given as well to help clarify the chronology of events relative to the Gregorian calendar. As well, since the traditional Hijri calendar is observational instead of mathematical (based on when phases of the moon can be seen) the start dates aren't always perfectly predictable.

YearStart of Muharram1Mawlid al-Nabi2Start of Ramadan3Eid al-Fitr4Eid al-Adha5
2010Dec. 6 (A.H. 1432)Feb. 26 (A.H. 1431)Aug. 11 (A.H. 1431)Sept. 10 (A.H. 1431)Nov. 15 (A.H. 1431)
2011Nov. 26 (A.H. 1433)Feb. 16 (A.H. 1432)Aug. 1 (A.H. 1432)Aug. 31 (A.H. 1432)Nov. 6, (A.H. 1432)
2012Nov. 15 (A.H. 1434)Feb. 5 (A.H. 1433)July 20 (A.H. 1433)Aug. 19 (A.H. 1433)Oct. 26 (A.H. 1433)
2013Nov. 5 (A.H. 1435)Jan. 24 (A.H. 1434)July 9 (A.H. 1434)Aug. 8 (A.H. 1434)Oct. 15 (A.H. 1434)
2014Oct. 25 (A.H. 1436)Jan. 13 (A.H. 1435)June 29 (A.H. 1435)July 29 (A.H. 1435)Oct. 4 (A.H. 1435)
2015Oct. 14 (A.H. 1437)Jan. 3 (A.H. 1436) &
Dec. 24 (A.H. 1437)
June 18 (A.H. 1436)July 18 (A.H. 1436)Sept. 24 (A.H. 1436)
2016Oct. 2 (A.H. 1438)Dec. 12 (A.H. 1438)June 7 (A.H. 1437)July 6 (A.H. 1437)Sept. 13 (A.H. 1437)
2017Sept. 21 (A.H. 1439)Dec. 1 (A.H. 1439)May 27 (A.H. 1438)June 26 (A.H. 1438)Sept. 2 (A.H. 1438)
2018Sept. 11 (A.H. 1440)Nov. 21 (A.H. 1440)May 16 (A.H. 1439)June 15 (A.H. 1439)Aug. 22 (A.H. 1439)
2019Aug. 31 (A.H. 1441)Nov. 9 (A.H. 1441)May 6 (A.H. 1440)June 4 (A.H. 1440)Aug. 11 (A.H. 1440)
2020Aug. 20 (A.H. 1442)Oct. 29 (A.H. 1442)April 24 (A.H. 1441)May 24 (A.H. 1441)July 31 (A.H. 1441)
2021Aug. 9 (A.H. 1443)Oct. 19 (A.H. 1443)April 13 (A.H. 1442)May 13 (A.H. 1442)July 20 (A.H. 1442)
2022July 30 (A.H. 1444)Oct. 8 (A.H. 1444)April 3 (A.H. 1443)May 3 (A.H. 1443)July 10 (A.H. 1443)
2023July 19 (A.H. 1445)Sep. 27 (A.H. 1445)Mar. 23 (A.H. 1444)April 22 (A.H. 1444)June 29 (A.H. 1444)
2024July 7 (A.H. 1446)Sep. 16 (A.H. 1446)Mar. 11 (A.H. 1445)April 10 (A.H. 1445)June 17 (A.H. 1445)
2025June 26 (A.H. 1447)Sep. 5 (A.H. 1447)Mar. 1 (A.H. 1446)Mar. 31 (A.H. 1446)June 7 (A.H. 1446)
2026June 16 (A.H. 1448)Aug. 26 (A.H. 1448)Feb. 18 (A.H. 1447)Mar. 20 (A.H. 1447)May 27 (A.H. 1447)
2027June 6 (A.H. 1449)Aug. 15 (A.H. 1449)Feb. 8 (A.H. 1448)Mar. 10 (A.H. 1448)May 17 (A.H. 1448)
2028May 25 (A.H. 1450)Aug. 3 (A.H. 1450)Jan. 28 (A.H. 1449)Feb. 27 (A.H. 1449)May 5 (A.H. 1449)
2029May 14 (A.H. 1451)July 24 (A.H. 1451)Jan. 16 (A.H. 1450)Feb. 15 (A.H. 1450)April 24 (A.H. 1450)
2030May 3 (A.H. 1452)July 13 (A.H. 1452)Jan. 6 (A.H. 1451) &
Dec. 26 (A.H. 1452)
Feb. 5 (A.H. 1451)April 14 (A.H. 1451)
NOTE: All holidays begin at sundown on the evening before the date given.
 
1. Islamic New Year (Muharram is the first month of the Hijra calendar)
2. Muhammad's Birthday. Dates for Shia Muslims are five days later than the Sunni date given here.
3. The ninth month of the Hijri calendar, in which Muslims fast daily.
4. Feast marking the end of Ramadan.
5. The Feast of the Sacrifice. 
 
The Hijri calendar contains other important dates for the world's Muslims. Four months of the year are designated as months in which war can't be waged (with the exception of jihad). This include Dhul-Hijjah, the month of the year during which Muslims take their Hajj. Eid al-Adha marks the most important day of the Hajj.  
 

 

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