Eid-ul-Fitr Date 2020

Eid-ul-Fitr is on 24 May 2020. Eid-ul-Fitr or Eid al-Fitr is known as Festival of Breaking the Fast in Islamic faith and Muslims worldwide. Eid-ul-Fitr observes every year in the month of Islamic Date of SHAWWAL 1. Eid-ul-Fitr is also called Eid al-Fitr in the Arabic world. Eid-ul-Fitr date will be expected in the Arabic world as on 23 May 2020 and in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and some other parts of the world on 24 May 2020.

Event Date Hijri Date
Eid-ul-Fitr 24 May 2020 1 Shawwal 1441 AH


On this page, you can check dates related to the Eid ul Fitr in Pakistan and worldwide. This year it was celebrated on 24-MAY-20 and next year it will be near 14th May. However, the date will depend on the moon sighting. You can visit the Islamic calendar or pages of other Islamic events regarding their expected dates.

The Eid ul Fitr festival means “the festival of fast-breaking” in the Arabic language. Eid ul Fitr is one of the most precious festive for Muslim Ummah, the Eid festival falls on the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal, subsequent of the Holy month of Ramzan and is also celebrated as the conclusion of the blessings in the month of Ramzan, as soon as the moon is sighted. Eid ul Fitr is a festivity done on the first three days of Shawwal. The festival holds great importance as it is a time to meet and greet while enjoying with the loved ones.

The Day begins with the offering of communal prayers and listens to the sermon, wear new clothes for that special day and greet everyone saying “Eid Mubarak”. Eid is also a tradition of giving gifts (especially money) to the close family members primarily to the children. This Eid has less important value as compare to other Eid called Eid ul Azha in the Islamic point of view, but it has its significant importance.

The three days public holiday is given on account of Eid ul Fitr by the government of Pakistan; it is the days off for schools, colleges and fewer of the businesses. In other countries where Muslims are in minority, they offer prayers and go for their routine work. Mostly Eid is celebrated on weekends in Muslim minor places, where the Muslim community organizes a get-together and celebrates the festival. The sweet dish is essential for the festival as this festival is also called “Meethi Eid” in the Urdu language.

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