What is Eid?
A Day of Celebration
Muslims around the world celebrate two Eids a year: Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha.
The first Eid of the year is known as Eid Al-Fitr. It marks the end of the month of Ramadan, which is the month in which Muslims fast every day from sunrise to sunset. Fasting in Ramadan is... (read more)
The second and final Eid celebration of the year is called Eid Al-Adha. It commemorates the completion of the Hajj pilgrimage. Although only pilgrims in Mecca participate in the Hajj fully, Muslims around the world join them in celebrating Eid Al-Adha. Hajj is one of the five... (read more)