Public Holidays Jordan
Public holidays in Jordan
1 January New Year's Day, Ras Assanah al-Miladi
1 May Labour Day, Eid el-Ommal
25 May Independence Day, Eid al-Istiklaal
25 December Christmas Day, Eid Al Milad Al Majeed, Al Eid Il Sagheer (Christmas in Jordan is celebrated by all denominations according to Catholic date (Orthodox date on January 7)).
10 Dhul Hijja Feast of the Sacrifice or the Big Feast, Eid al-Adha (Commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son.)
1 Shawwal The Little Feast, Eid al-Fitr (Commemorates end of Ramadan)
1 Muharram Hijri New Year, Ras Assanah Al Hijri (Islamic New Year)
12 Rabi' al-awwal Prophet Muhammad's Birthday, Mawlid al-Nabi
Note: Holidays in Jordan are often flexible. It is common for the government to change the day which a holiday is supposed to be celebrated on to another day — usually to prolong weekend.