Eid al-Adha 2023

When is Eid al-Adha 2023?

Eid al-Adha 2023 will approximately be on Tuesday, 25th July 2023. Also known as the "Feast of Sacrifice", this is one of two official holidays in Islam (the other being Eid al-Fitr). It honors the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God's command.

In this article, we present to you the countdown to Eid al-Adha 2023, how many days until Eid al-Adha, how many days left for Eid al-Adha 2023, and when Eid al-Adha 2023 begins and ends.

Eid al-Adha falls on a different date every year, due to the cycles of the lunar Hijri calendar. Based on the Umm al-Qura calendar, Eid al-Adha 2023 will start on the evening of Tuesday, 25th July 2023.

What is the significance of Eid al-Adha?

Eid al-Adha is considered one of the holiest days in the Islamic calendar. It has several important elements:

Sacrifice: The holiday involves animal sacrifice as a symbol of Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son. The meat is divided into three parts: one part for the family, one part for relatives, friends, and neighbors, and one part for the poor and needy.

Prayer: The day starts with a special prayer in congregation, known as the Salat al-Eid.

Charity: It is customary to give to those in need during this time.

Eid al-Adha date for 2023

Eid al-Adha25/07/2023Tuesday

Eid al-Adha in upcoming years

EventsYearHajj DateDay
Eid al-Adha202325/07/2023Tuesday
Eid al-Adha202413/07/2024Saturday
Eid al-Adha202503/07/2025Thursday
Eid al-Adha202623/06/2026Tuesday
Eid al-Adha202711/06/2027Friday

Verses in the Holy Qur'an that mention Eid al-Adha and its importance:

Surah Al-Kawthar (108:2): This verse is often quoted in connection with the sacrifice, as it instructs the Prophet Muhammad to "pray to your Lord and sacrifice".


How many days until Eid al-Adha 2023?

For real-time countdown to Eid al-Adha 2023, you can visit websites like hijritoday.com

On which day is Eid al-Adha 2023?

Eid al-Adha 2023 is on Tuesday.