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Kuwait Public Holidays 2013 Calendar

Kuwait will enjoy 8 public, national, and bank holidays in 2013. The weekend in Kuwiat is Friday and Saterday, if a public holidays fell on a weekend, it is observed on that day and not moved to another date. Muslim holidays in kuwait are evaluated using the Umm al-Qura Calendar of Saudi Arabia which depends on the sunrise, sunsets, and moon phases calculated on the bases of Mecca location. For this reason, Muslim holidays in the Gulf might be observed a day before other Muslim countries outside this region do.

We hope that you will enjoy your 2013 Kuwaiti holidays, and remember to book for hotels or flights in advance for a cheaper bargain, since last min bookings can go really high.

Here is a List of Kuwaiti Public Holidays 2013 Calendar


New Year’s Day
Tue 1/Jan/2013

Mawlid al-Nabi (Prophet Muhammad Birthday)
Thu 24/Jan/2013 (Dates may vary according to Lunar Calendar)

National Day
Mon 25/Feb/2013

Liberation Day
Thu 26/Feb/2013

Lailat al-Mi’raj (Ascension Night of the Prophet Muhammad)
Tue 4/Jun/2013 (Dates might vary according to Lunar Calendar)

Eid ul-Fitr (Feast of Fast Breaking ending Ramadan)
Wed 7/Aug/2013 (Dates might vary according to Lunar Calendar)
Thu 8/Aug/2013

Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Mon 14/Oct/2013 (Dates might vary according to Lunar Calendar)
Thu 15/Oct/2013
Wed 16/Oct/2013 (Banks & Gov)
Thu 17/Oct/2013 (Banks & Gov)

Hejiri New Year (Islamic New Year)
4/Nov/2013 (Dates might vary according to Lunar Calendar)

Disclaimer: Please note that due to last minute change in public holidays, we can not and will not be held responsible for any error or change in the above Kuwaiti 2013 public holidays calendar. In-order to confirm the above calendar, we advise you to find and contact the Embassy or consulate of Kuwait.

Wish you a happy and pleasant Kuwaiti holidays 2013 :)

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