When is Eid al-Fitr 2023?

Eid al-Fitr 2023 is on Friday 21st Apr, 2023 (21/04/2023) in 1490 days and ends on Sunday 23rd Apr, 2023 (23/04/2023) in 1492 days

Note that with regards to the Muslim calendar, a holiday is commenced on the sunset of the preceding day; thus, Eid al-Fitr 2023 will be observed on the sunset of Thursday 20th Apr, 2023.

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 Fast 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 2024Thursday 11th Apr, 2024Saturday 13th Apr, 2024 starts in 1846 days
Eid al-Fitr 2023Friday 21st Apr, 2023Sunday 23rd Apr, 2023 starts in 1490 days
Eid al-Fitr 2022Monday 2nd May, 2022Wednesday 4th May, 2022 starts in 1136 days
Eid al-Fitr 2021Thursday 13th May, 2021Saturday 15th May, 2021 starts in 782 days
Eid al-Fitr 2020Sunday 24th May, 2020Tuesday 26th May, 2020 starts in 428 days
Eid al-Fitr 2019Wednesday 5th Jun, 2019Friday 7th Jun, 2019 starts in 74 days
Eid al-Fitr 2018Friday 15th Jun, 2018Sunday 17th Jun, 2018 ended 278 days ago
Eid al-Fitr 2017Sunday 25th Jun, 2017Tuesday 27th Jun, 2017 ended 633 days ago
Eid al-Fitr 2016Wednesday 6th Jul, 2016Friday 8th Jul, 2016 ended 987 days ago
Eid al-Fitr 2015Friday 17th Jul, 2015Sunday 19th Jul, 2015 ended 1342 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateApr 21, 2023
End DateApr 23, 2023
When? Starts in 1490 days
Duration3 Days
Type Muslim Holidays

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