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 2023 include:
Ramadan: March 23 – April 21
Eid ul-Fitr: April 21
Hajj: June 26 – July 1
Eid ul-Adha: June 28
Islamic New Year: July 21
Ashura: July 27
Mawlid an-Nabi: September 26
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.