There are a range of events and festivals that bring Makkah to life. Discover some of the region’s popular local events and Islamic festivals with the aid of our annual events calendar to learn what’s on during your visit.
Whether you are in Makkah for Hajj or Umrah, explore some of our local events, exhibitions and festivals to learn what’s on during your stay.
Some of most important Islamic festivals of 2018 include:
Ramadan: May 16 – June 14, 2018
Eid ul-Fitr: June 15, 2018
Hajj: August 19 – 24, 2018
Eid ul-Adha: August 22, 2018
Islamic New Year: September 10, 2018
Ashura: September 20, 2018
Mawlid an-Nabi: November 20, 2018
While you are in the Makkah, take the opportunity to take part in local events, view exhibits and displays – both around the city and within Accor’s exceptional exceptional 5-star hotels – and immerse yourself in the region’s heritage and Islamic culture.