Day of Arafat for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Saturday, September 10th ending at sundown on Sunday, September 11th.
Day of Arafat falls on the ninth day of the month of Dhul-Hijjah on the lunar Islamic calendar. For Muslims this day is honored by a pilgrimage to Mount Arafat where they gather in prayer waiting for judgment.
More information on Day of Arafat. (Dates, Customs and History for Day of Arafat)
|Day of Arafat|
|Name(s):||Day of Arafat, Day of Arafah, Day of Repentance and Acceptance Supplications|
|When:||9th day of Dhul-Hijjah on Islamic Calendar|
How many days to Day of Arafat 2016?
Sunday, September 11th is the 254 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -1 month, -8 days until the celebration/ observance of Day of Arafat 2016.
September 2016 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Sept 4||Ganesh Chaturthi 2016||Hindu||-775|
|Sep 5 - Mon||Labor Day 2016||Federal Holiday||-774|
|Sept 11||Day of Arafat 2016||Muslim||-768|
|Sep 11 - Sun||Patriot Day 2016||Observance||-768|
|Sep 11 - Sun||National Grandparents Day 2016||Observance||-768|
|Sep 13 - Tues||Eid al-Adha 2016||Muslim||-766|
|Sep 17 - Sat||Constitution Citizenship Day 2016||Observance||-762|
|Sep 22 - Thurs||Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2016||Season||-757|