Al Muḩarraq, Bahrain

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Al Muḩarraq, Bahrain for 2016 ready to be integrated into your application.

The Kingdom of Bahrain is a small island country located in the Persian Gulf. In ancient times, Bahrain has been ruled by Arabs, followed by the Portuguese, and then the Persian Empire. In the 1800’s Bahrain became a protectorate of the United Kingdom. On August 14, 1971, Bahrain declared independence. Bahrain is most known for having some of the world’s best pearl fisheries.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 1st Friday Durin's Day
February 29th Monday Leap Day
March 3rd Thursday UN World Wildlife Day
March 20th Sunday March Equinox
March 21st Monday Mother's Day
April 20th Wednesday Father's Day
May 1st Sunday Labor Day
June 20th Monday June Solstice
July 6th Wednesday Festival of Breaking the Fast
July 7th Thursday Second Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast
July 8th Friday Third Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast Long weekend.
August 18th Thursday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 30th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 11th Sunday Day of Arafah
September 12th Monday Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
September 13th Tuesday Second Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice
September 14th Wednesday Third Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice
September 22nd Thursday September Equinox
October 2nd Sunday Islamic New Year's Day
October 10th Monday Ashura Eve Long weekend.
October 11th Tuesday Ashura
December 11th Sunday Birth of the Prophet
December 16th Friday National Day Long weekend.
December 17th Saturday Accession Day
December 21st Wednesday December Solstice
December 25th Sunday Decemberween
December 31st Saturday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="BH-15" -d year="2016" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"