Festivities, Holidays and Traditions in Muscat
Muscat FestivalIn this festival happening between January and February you will get to know a lot about the Omani culture and the heritage of it in many things of their daily life. You will find many types of events like theatre performances, acrobatic shows, educational activities and workshops, circus, camels, fireworks etc..
Salalah Tourism FestivalThis one happens during the Khareef or during the monsoon season in Oman. Usually it means that it starts in July and lasts until August. During the festival days, the city of Salalah hosts the festival with many activities both for locals and international or tourists.
EidMost of the population in Oman is muslim and so they celebrate the “Eid al-Fitr”, which marks the end of Ramadan month, the Islamic holy month of fasting. The Eid lasts for 3 days and during the first days, Omanis go to the mosques to do the Eid prayer. Afterwards, the celebration begins with people wearing new clothes, families gatherings etc…