1st of Dhul-Hijjah, 1438 will be on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
The Chicago Hilal committee has received and authenticated reports of the moon being sighted in multiple locations (including Orlando, Trinidad, and Chile).
As such, Dhul-Qadah, 1438 completes with 29 days and the 1st of Dhul-Hijjah, 1438 will be on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Additional dates and information regarding this month:
- Yaumul Arafah (9th Dhul-Hijjah) – Thursday, August 31st
- Eid-ul-Adha (10th Dhul-Hijjah) – Friday, September 1st
- Eid Prayer info can be found HERE
- Recommended practices and etiquettes of this month can be found HERE
We would like to wish everyone an early Eid Mubarak and pray Allah ﷻ accepts all of our acts of worship this month. Ameen.
The Chicago Hilal Committee will meet next month on Wednesday, September 20th to determine the start of Muharram, 1439, insha’Allah.
The Chicago Hilal Committee
The Chicago Hilal Committee will convene after Asr to determine the start of Dhul-Hijjah. Updates will be provided periodically until a determination is made.