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Day of Arafat 2016

Muslim men in prayer.Muslim men in prayer. Photo by: Omar Chatriwala

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
Type:Observance, Muslim
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 4Ganesh Chaturthi 2016Hindu-775
Sep 5 - Mon Labor Day 2016Federal Holiday-774
Sept 11Day of Arafat 2016Muslim-768
Sep 11 - SunPatriot Day 2016Observance-768
Sep 11 - SunNational Grandparents Day 2016Observance-768
Sep 13 - TuesEid al-Adha 2016Muslim-766
Sep 17 - SatConstitution Citizenship Day 2016Observance-762
Sep 22 - Thurs Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2016 Season-757

Day of Arafat by Year

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Federal Holidays 2016