Dhul-Hijjah 1, 1434 will be Monday, October 7, 2013. There were no authentic sighting reports on Saturday, October 5, 2013 (Dhul-Qadah 29, 1434.) As such, Dhul-Qadah will complete its cycle of 30 days and Dhul-Hijjah will begin at Maghrib on Sunday, October 6, 2013.

Eid-ul-Adha will be on Wednesday, October 16, 2013.

7:30 PM CDT: There have been no sighting reports from the Caribbean Islands, Miami, FL, Orlando, FL, Columbus, OH, Ithaca, NY, Roanoke, VA, and Gaithersburg, MD

6:30 PM CDT: The Chicago Hilal Committee meeting is in session. We are contacting our representatives through out North America. There have been no valid moon sighting reports so far. We will continue making updates as we get more information.

The Chicago Hilal Committee will meet on Saturday, October 5, 2013 (Dhul-Qadah 29, 1434) to determine the start of Dhul-Hijjah. Dhul Hijjah 10, 1434 (Eid-ul-Adha) will be on either Tuesday, October 15th or Wednesday, October 16th.