Al Muḩarraq, Bahrain

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Al Muḩarraq, Bahrain for 2017 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 Sunday New Year's Day
January 1st Sunday Durin's Day
February 23rd Thursday Founder's Day
March 1st Wednesday Leap Day
March 3rd Friday UN World Wildlife Day
March 19th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Monday March Equinox
March 21st Tuesday Mother's Day
April 5th Wednesday First Contact Day
April 6th Thursday Second Contact Day
April 9th Sunday Father's Day
May 1st Monday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 10th Wednesday Whacking Day
May 25th Thursday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 21st Wednesday June Solstice
June 22nd Thursday Summerween
June 25th Sunday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 26th Monday Second Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast Long weekend.
June 27th Tuesday Third Day of the Festival of Breaking the Fast
July 4th Tuesday Freedom Day
August 18th Friday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 29th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
August 31st Thursday Day of Arafah
September 1st Friday Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
September 2nd Saturday Second Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice
September 3rd Sunday Third Day of the Feast of the Sacrifice
September 20th Wednesday Unification Day
September 21st Thursday Islamic New Year's Day
September 22nd Friday September Equinox
September 29th Friday Hive Day
September 29th Friday Ashura Eve Long weekend.
September 30th Saturday Ashura
October 9th Monday Federation Day
October 31st Tuesday Harry Potter Day
November 30th Thursday Birth of the Prophet
December 16th Saturday National Day
December 17th Sunday Accession Day
December 21st Thursday December Solstice
December 23rd Saturday Festivus
December 25th Monday Decemberween
December 25th Monday Winter Veil
December 31st Sunday 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="2017" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"