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Public Holidays in Oman in 2024: A Guide to Oman's Holiday Calendar

Updated: Jan 26


The scenic Salalah with it's rich natural resources
Salalah - Oman

Oman, a country steeped in rich history and cultural splendour, offers a unique blend of modern advancements and ancient customs. But, to truly experience its customs we need to take a step through all the public holidays in Oman in 2024.


So, without further ado let's take a look at all Oman’s upcoming holidays, and what 2024 has to offer to Oman residents.

Oman holiday list 2024

Here is your cheat sheet on all the Oman upcoming holidays in 2024:

Oman official holidays

Date

Day

Isra and Mi'raj

8 February (Tentative Date) 

Thursday

Eid al-Fitr Holiday

10 -13 April (Tentative Date)

Wednesday to Saturday

Eid al-Adha Holiday

16 -20 June (Tentative Date)

Sunday to Thursday

Islamic New Year (Muharram)

8 July (Tentative Date)

Monday

The Prophet's Birthday (Mawlid Al-Nabi) 

15 September (Tentative Date)

Sunday

National Day of Oman

18-19 November 

Monday and Tuesday

Please note that all listed holidays are official holidays of Oman; hence, government offices, schools, and most businesses are closed.

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Eid al-Fitr in Oman is a joyful religious holiday that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. It's a time for families and friends to come together, celebrate their faith, and express gratitude for the blessings received.

Eid al-Adha Holiday

Eid al-Adha, also known as the "Festival of Sacrifice," is a major Islamic public holiday celebrated in Oman  It is a time of immense religious significance, marked by sacrifice, prayer, feasting, and family gatherings.

The beaches and mountains of Wadi in Salalah at Oman
Wadi, Salalah - Oman


With Eid Al-Fitr 2024 and Eid Al-Adha 204 being long weekends, why not travel to Oman with Almosafer and celebrate with the people of Oman?


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National Day of Oman


The National flag of Oman
Oman National Flag

Oman's National Day, celebrated on November 18th and 19th, is the country's main official public holiday and a vibrant celebration of  Oman’s independence and rich cultural heritage. 

The National Day of Oman is celebrated with military parades, national flags all over the streets, and traditional music.


FAQs about Oman's official holidays


Q. How many public holidays are there in Oman in 2024?

  1. There are 13 official public holidays in Oman, with all of them being government holidays in Oman as well.

Q. Is there any long weekend in Oman in 2024?

  1. There is a total of 3 long weekends in Oman in 2024:

  1. Isra and Mi'raj

  2. Eid al-Fitr Holiday

  3. Eid al-Adha Holiday

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