At the heart of every Muslim, the day of Mawlid al-Nabi (also spelled Al Mawlid an-Nabiwi) is of particular importance. Mawlid al-Nabi is the celebration of the birth of the last and final Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). On that day, Muslims get to meditate on the beautiful life of the Prophet (peace be upon him).
Note that with regards to the Muslim calendar, a holiday is commenced on the sunset of the preceding day; thus, Mawlid al-Nabi 2021 will be observed on the sunset of Sunday 17th Oct, 2021.
Mawlid al-Nabi 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 Mawlid al-Nabi 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 Mawlid al-Nabi is marked in red
|When is ...?||Weekday||Date||Days away|
|Mawlid al-Nabi 2024||Sunday||Sep 15th||in 1790 days|
|Mawlid al-Nabi 2023||Wednesday||Sep 27th||in 1436 days|
|Mawlid al-Nabi 2022||Saturday||Oct 8th||in 1082 days|
|Mawlid al-Nabi 2021||Monday||Oct 18th||in 727 days|
|Mawlid al-Nabi 2020||Thursday||Oct 29th||in 373 days|
|Mawlid al-Nabi 2019||Saturday||Nov 9th||in 18 days|
|Mawlid al-Nabi 2018||Tuesday||Nov 20th||335 days ago|
|Mawlid al-Nabi 2017||Thursday||Nov 30th||690 days ago|
|Mawlid al-Nabi 2016||Sunday||Dec 11th||1044 days ago|
|Mawlid al-Nabi 2015||Saturday||Jan 3rd||1752 days ago|
Data provided 'as is' without warranty