What is Eid al-Adha (عيد الأضحى)?

What is Eid al-Adha (عيد الأضحى)?

Date: 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah on the Islamic lunar calendar

Location: all over the world by the Muslim community

Eid al-Adha is a religious festival commemorating the prophet Ibrahim’s faithfulness towards Allah (God). This holiday is celebrated with sharing of meat, partaking in prayers, dressing in their finest clothing, and spending time with family. Eid al-Adha is also the last day of the Hajj, a special pilgrimage Muslims take to Mecca.

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