The happy celebration to mark the end of a beautiful month of Ramadan is known as Eid al-Fitr. The meaning of Fitr is “to break” that illustrates the breaking of the Feast period. Muslims forgive and forgot all past arguments and quarrels and celebrate it together with sweet dishes and other delicious meals.
Note that with regards to the Muslim calendar, a holiday is commenced on the sunset of the preceding day; thus, Eid al-Fitr 2017 will be observed on the sunset of Saturday 24th Jun, 2017.
Eid al-Fitr always falls on the same day according to the Islamic calendar; for it being a lunar calendar. Nonetheless, the day differs on the Gregorian calendar as it is a solar calendar; causing roughly an eleven day difference each year.
The dates of Eid al-Fitr are usually determined by either an actual sighting of the moon with the naked eyes, or through astronomical calculations. Note that dates provided here are based on the dates adopted by the Fiqh Council of North America.
The next occurrence of Eid al-Fitr is marked in red
|When is ...?||starts on||ends on||Days away|
|Eid al-Fitr 2030||Monday 4th Feb, 2030||Wednesday 6th Feb, 2030||starts in 2565 days|
|Eid al-Fitr 2029||Wednesday 14th Feb, 2029||Friday 16th Feb, 2029||starts in 2210 days|
|Eid al-Fitr 2028||Saturday 26th Feb, 2028||Monday 28th Feb, 2028||starts in 1856 days|
|Eid al-Fitr 2027||Tuesday 9th Mar, 2027||Thursday 11th Mar, 2027||starts in 1502 days|
|Eid al-Fitr 2026||Friday 20th Mar, 2026||Sunday 22nd Mar, 2026||starts in 1148 days|
|Eid al-Fitr 2025||Sunday 30th Mar, 2025||Tuesday 1st Apr, 2025||starts in 793 days|
|Eid al-Fitr 2024||Wednesday 10th Apr, 2024||Friday 12th Apr, 2024||starts in 439 days|
|Eid al-Fitr 2023||Friday 21st Apr, 2023||Sunday 23rd Apr, 2023||starts in 84 days|
|Eid al-Fitr 2022||Monday 2nd May, 2022||Wednesday 4th May, 2022||ended 267 days ago|
|Eid al-Fitr 2021||Thursday 13th May, 2021||Saturday 15th May, 2021||ended 621 days ago|
|Eid al-Fitr 2020||Sunday 24th May, 2020||Tuesday 26th May, 2020||ended 975 days ago|
|Eid al-Fitr 2019||Tuesday 4th Jun, 2019||Thursday 6th Jun, 2019||ended 1330 days ago|
|Eid al-Fitr 2018||Friday 15th Jun, 2018||Sunday 17th Jun, 2018||ended 1684 days ago|
|Eid al-Fitr 2017||Sunday 25th Jun, 2017||Tuesday 27th Jun, 2017||ended 2039 days ago|
|Eid al-Fitr 2016||Wednesday 6th Jul, 2016||Friday 8th Jul, 2016||ended 2393 days ago|
|Eid al-Fitr 2015||Friday 17th Jul, 2015||Sunday 19th Jul, 2015||ended 2748 days ago|
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