List of national public holidays of Bahrain in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Bahrain. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2018 Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day
May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 Labour Day International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago
June 15, 2018 June 15, 2018 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
June 16, 2018 June 16, 2018 Eid Al Fitr Holiday
June 17, 2018 June 17, 2018 Eid Al Fitr Holiday
June 18, 2018 June 18, 2018 Eid Al Fitr Holiday Public sector
June 19, 2018 June 19, 2018 Eid Al Fitr Holiday Public sector
Aug. 20, 2018 Aug. 20, 2018 Arafat Day
Aug. 21, 2018 Aug. 21, 2018 Eid Al-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 22, 2018 Aug. 22, 2018 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 23, 2018 Aug. 23, 2018 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Sept. 11, 2018 Sept. 11, 2018 Hijri New Year Islamic New Year
Sept. 19, 2018 Sept. 19, 2018 Ashoora Eve 9th day of Muharram
Sept. 20, 2018 Sept. 20, 2018 Ashoora 10th day of Muharram
Nov. 20, 2018 Nov. 20, 2018 Birthday of Prophet Muhammad Subject to confirmation
Dec. 16, 2018 Dec. 16, 2018 National Day Two day holiday
Dec. 17, 2018 Dec. 17, 2018 National Day Holiday