When is Eid al-Fitr 2020?

Eid al-Fitr 2020 started on Sunday 24th May, 2020 (24/05/2020) 6 days ago and ended on Tuesday 26th May, 2020 (26/05/2020) 4 days ago

Note that with regards to the Muslim calendar, a holiday is commenced on the sunset of the preceding day; thus, Eid al-Fitr 2020 will be observed on the sunset of Saturday 23rd May, 2020.

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.

What is Eid al-Fitr?

Eid al-Fitr

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.

Dates for Eid al-Fitr from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Eid al-Fitr is marked in red

When is ...?starts onends onDays away
Eid al-Fitr 2024Wednesday 10th Apr, 2024Friday 12th Apr, 2024 starts in 1410 days
Eid al-Fitr 2023Friday 21st Apr, 2023Sunday 23rd Apr, 2023 starts in 1055 days
Eid al-Fitr 2022Monday 2nd May, 2022Wednesday 4th May, 2022 starts in 701 days
Eid al-Fitr 2021Thursday 13th May, 2021Saturday 15th May, 2021 starts in 347 days
Eid al-Fitr 2020Sunday 24th May, 2020Tuesday 26th May, 2020 ended 4 days ago
Eid al-Fitr 2019Tuesday 4th Jun, 2019Thursday 6th Jun, 2019 ended 359 days ago
Eid al-Fitr 2018Friday 15th Jun, 2018Sunday 17th Jun, 2018 ended 713 days ago
Eid al-Fitr 2017Sunday 25th Jun, 2017Tuesday 27th Jun, 2017 ended 1068 days ago
Eid al-Fitr 2016Wednesday 6th Jul, 2016Friday 8th Jul, 2016 ended 1422 days ago
Eid al-Fitr 2015Friday 17th Jul, 2015Sunday 19th Jul, 2015 ended 1777 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateMay 24, 2020
End DateMay 26, 2020
When? Ended 4 days ago
Duration3 Days
Type Muslim Holidays

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