Public Holidays in 2016

Date Day No. of Days Holiday
1 January Friday 1 New Year’s Day
5 May Thursday 1 Lailat Al Miraj (The Prophet’s Ascension)
7 July Thursday 4 Eid Al Fitr
23 July Saturday 1 Renaissance Day
11 September Sunday 4 Eid Al Adha
2 October Sunday 1 Al Hijra (Islamic New Year)
18 November Friday 1 Birthday of HM Sultan Qaboos
18 November Friday 1 Oman National Day
12 December Monday 1 Milad Un Nabi (The Prophet’s Birthday)

Note: Islamic holidays are declared upon sighting of the moon, so excat dates may vary for Islamic holidays