The exact date of Eid Al Adha depends on the sighting of the new moon in Dhul-Hijjah, the Islamic calendar's 12 th and last month. The expected date for Eid Al Adha 2023 is 28 June 2023, but it may vary by one day depending on the moon sighting.
Here are the possible dates of Eid Al Adha and the holiday in the Kingdom:
Moon Sighting On
Eid Al Adha On
Sunday, June 18
Tuesday, June 27
Tuesday, June 27 to Sunday, July 2
Sunday, June 19
Wednesday, June 28
Wednesday, June 28 to Monday, July 3
How To Sight The Moon?
The Kingdom's Supreme Court has called on all Muslims in Saudi Arabia to look for the crescent moon on Sunday, 18 June 2023. The court said that anyone who sees the crescent moon, either with binoculars or with the naked eye, should contact the appropriate authorities at their nearest agency.
The court also hoped that whoever has the ability to show interest in this matter would join the committees formed in the regions for this purpose.