Destination

Highlights

For your travel planning needs, we’ve listed Kuwait’s major public holidays and events below. For more information, please contact our Concierge.

Seasonal Highlights

Public Holidays

New Year's Day January 1
Kuwait National Day February 25
Kuwait Liberation Day February 26
Lailet Al Miraj (Isra'a Wal Miraj) April 24
Eid Al Fitr June 26
Eid Al-Adha September 1
Islamic New Year September 21
Milad Al Nabi (Birthday of Prophet Muhammad) December 1

Quick Reference

  • Time zone

    UTC +3 hours

  • Languages spoken

    Arabic (official language) and English

  • Electrical system

    Local voltage is 220 volts AC. Adapters are available through the Concierge.

  • Shopping hours

    Sunday to Thursday
    10:00 am to 10:00 pm

  • Working hours

    Sunday to Thursday
    8:30 am to 6:00 pm (may vary, with banks and government offices closing earlier)