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Kuwait Public Holidays 2026

See also: 2026 public holidays in Iraq, Middle East, OPEC, Saudi Arabia and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Kuwait 2026 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Kuwait public holidays in 2026 is:

Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Jan Thursday Gregorian New Year
Jan Friday The Prophet's Ascension (Isra and Miraj)
Jan Sunday Public Sector Holiday government
Feb Wednesday National Day
Feb Thursday Liberation Day
Mar Thursday Government Holiday (recess) government
Mar Friday Eid al Fitr Holiday
Mar Saturday Eid al Fitr Holiday
Mar Sunday Eid al Fitr Holiday
May Tuesday Arafat Day banks government
May Wednesday Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
May Thursday Eid al Adha Holiday
May Friday Eid al Adha Holiday banks government
May Saturday Eid al Adha Holiday banks government
June Tuesday Hejira New Year (Islamic New Year)
Aug Thursday Holiday for the Prophet's Birthday

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Global Holidays Observed in Kuwait

Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Kuwait, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2023-2033).

Kuwait Background Information and Links