Public holidays in Oman

  2016 2017
New Year's Day* 1 January 1 January
Ascension of the Prophet 4 May 24 April
Renaissance Day 23 July 23 July
Eid Al Fitr 5-7 July 26-27 July
Feast of the Sacrifice 11-14 September 2-4 September
Hijri New Year's Day 3 October 22 September
Birthday of HM Sultan Qaboos (National Holiday) 18 November 18 Novermber
Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday 12 December 1 December
*New Year's Day is not an official public holiday in Oman, but most people get the day off of work.

*If a public holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the following Monday becomes a holiday. .
 
*Islamic holidays are subject to change based on sightings of the moon.

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