When Is Eid al Fitr 2018 – Eid al Adha 2018 | Eid Facts

When Is Eid al Fitr?

Most parts of the world will observe 1st day of Eid on 26th June, Monday, and 177th day of the Gregorian calendar year 2018. Rest of the few countries will observe it on 25th June and very unlikely on 27th June by couple countries is expected.

Dates of Eid ul Fitr in 2018

Country First Day of Eid 2018 Status
USA 25th June Highly expected, else on 26th June
India 26th June Confirmed
Saudi Arabia 25th June Almost Confirmed
United Kingdom (UK) 26th June Confirmed
Canada 26th June Highly expected, else on 25th June
Mexico 25th June Highly expected, else on 26th June
Egypt 26th June Highly Expected, very unlikely on 25th June
Bangladesh 26th June Confirmed
France 26th June Confirmed
Norway 26th June Highly expected, else on 27th June
Italy 26th June Confirmed
Pakistan 26th June Confirmed, in Whole Pakistan
Turkey 25th June Highly Expected
Germany 25th June Confirmed
Australia 25th & 26th June Two Eids are Expected
UAE 25th June Expected
Egypt 25th June As per Astronomical calculation, not by moon sighting
Qatar 25th June Follows Saudi Arabia
Oman 26th June Confirmed, Local Sighting
South Africa 25th June Expected, Possible via optical aid and if weather remains clear
Kuwait 25th June Follows Saudi Arabia
Malaysia 25th June Astronomical Calculation, June 26th if follows local moon sighting
Indonesia 25th & 26th June Two Eids Expected, as per Astronomical Calculation and Local moon sighting, respectively
Philippines 25th June Follows KSA, not possible by local moon sighting
Bahrain 25th June Highly Expected, Else on Jue 26th

eid ul fitr 2017

When Is Eid al Adha in 2018? It is estimated to be on 1st September, Friday, and 244th day of the year 2018 in Gregorian calendar.

Note: Please, it is highly recommended to contact your local mosque or look for the announcements by officials on country / state level for precise dates. Thank you!

Also Read: Happy Eid Mubarak 2018 Wishes, images, and wallpapers.

The word EID is an Arabic word, which has meaning of Happiness, Celebration, Joy, Rejoice, Bustles, etc. Every year Muslims across the world celebrate two different EIDs every year. Eid / Eid al Fitr/ Eid ul Fitr, and Eid al Adha / Eid ul Adha / Eid ul Azha are the Muslims religious festivals and Holidays.

Eid al Fitr marks the end of Holy month of Ramadan and has been celebrated in a resounding way every year on the very first day of the Shawwal; the 10th month of Islamic Calendar. Eid ul Fitr is also known as the “Feast of Breaking the Fast”. The Eid al Fitr day starts by performing the special Eid salat in the morning usually in large grounds, depends on the number of attendees. After offering Salat and hearing Eid sermon, Muslims hug and greet each other with warmth. On this day, Muslims used to fear new fresh clothes and liked to start their day with Dates or any other sweet dish like Sawaiyan, etc., and also express happiness by passing gifts, by participating or inviting families, friends, relatives, neighbors, and others in lunch or dinner gatherings, etc.

Eid al Adha which is also known as Feast of the Sacrifice, celebrated to commemorate Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son for God. Eid ul Adha marks the end of the annual Hajj to Mecca. Eid al Adha include following events,

* Wearing new clothes or the available one in the best condition.
* Offering Eid Salat in the morning.
* Meet and greet.
* Sacrifice of animal, usually, a sheep, cow, goat, buffalo or camel.
* Donating one-third of the sacrifice meat to friends and neighbors.
* Donating one-third or more of the sacrifice meat to the poor and needy.
* Gathering of relatives, friends, family, and others lunch or dinners.

Note: we highly recommended you to contact your local mosque or look for the announcements by officials on country / state level for precise dates of Eid ul Fitr 2018 and, Eid ul Adha 2018. Thank you!

24 thoughts on “When Is Eid al Fitr 2018 – Eid al Adha 2018 | Eid Facts”

  1. Anonymous says:

    As salamu alaykum, thank you for your precious efforts and help. May Allah accepts your deeds, ameen.LD from France

  2. In Saudi Arabia eid 25 june or 26.And some one let me know about malaysia eid date if malaysia foltthe suadi than which date is eid cause some one told me last time malaysia follow the saudia eid date?

  3. @Niazi @Anonymous: As per our calculations and reports, in Turkey there is no chance of Eid ul fitr 2016 to be on July 5th. Though, Insha'Allah on July 5th evening, the moon crescent of Shawwal 1437 will appear and can be seen by naked eye if weather conditions will be perfect and clear. And Insha'Allah, the first day of Eid al fitr in Turkey will be on Wednesday, July 6th 2016. Btw, we highly recommend everyone to follow and observe Hijri dates as per there local authorities.

    1. Anonymous says:

      Thank you very much @RamadanMonth

  4. Anonymous says:

    Do you know when it is for Turkey? President Of Religious Affairs Of Turkey announced that the Eid ul fitr starts on Tuesday, July 5 th; but, I have a doubt. What do you think whether I need to keep going the fasting?

  5. What about Turkey? It seems Ramadan Eid will be in 5th july.

  6. Anonymous says:

    it on the 5th in austrilamy name is abdi yusuf halal

  7. Anonymous says:

    Salam,how about in Thailand…

    1. Insha'Allah, in Thailand Eid ul fitr 2016 will start on Wednesday, July 6th.

  8. Anonymous says:

    eid is my favorite holiday and by the way 3 more dayyyyyyyssssssssss!!!!!!!

    1. Anonymous says:

      LOL SO COOL I CAN NOT WAIT FOR EID

  9. Anonymous says:

    We started to fast 6th of June like in Saudi Arabia and they will have Eid on 5th of July, so can someone explain me how come we would celebrate one day later if the moon is spotted already in the east of Canada. The moon has to be spotted in Canada too!!! The moon and the sun don't lie. Who is responsible for sighting? Does anyone know what they are doing at all or they are just speeding the Final with their ignorance amongst Muslims!!!!???? Who should we follow??? May Allah guide us to the right path and away from ignorant people!!!!!!

    1. In South korea the Hijri month start by local sighting, the moon crescent will be visible on 5th of July using optical aid and, Insha'Allah the first day of Eid ul fitr will be on 6th of July.

    2. Saudi Arabia will observe Eid ul fitr 2016 on 6th of July, not on July 5th. You have to celebrate Eid as per your current location. Please let me know in detail if this doesn't answer your query.

  10. Anonymous says:

    It might be on 5th of July… You never know….It depends on the moon… remember

  11. On what day is Eid in 2016?

  12. Thank you so much for the information……but in other site the date of Eid ul fitr is 8th July (Friday)….. why…

    1. Dear brother, Eid or any other Islamic events are based on moon phase visibility, so it's little difficult to predict exact date by calculation in much advance, although eid dates also varies country to country. So, probably the site you are referring may be for some country where the moon crescent become visible a day or two later (like Sri Lanka, Pakistan, etc.). Our mentioned date is an estimated date which is potentially valid for Saudi Arabia and for countries that follow Saudi Arabia or observe eid event on the same day, and Alhamdulillah we got credible record of it in past. I recommend you and other people to keep an eye on this page time to time for an update(s) regarding date confirmation. I hope this answer you query. Thank you.

  13. Cute Human says:

    hey, who wants to send me some eidi on this upcoming eid ul fitr.. o.O

  14. Anonymous says:

    very good siteThx for updating it!

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