Eid Mubarak to everyone! Based on confirmed sightings of the new moon crescent, the first day of Eid Al-Adha will be Friday, September 1, 2017.
Day of Arafat
The Day of Arafat is on Thursday, August 31, 2017. It is a strong Sunnah to fast the day before Eid, known as the Day of Arafat. On that day, the pilgrims ascend the mount of Arafat in the climax of their Hajj. The Prophet (SAW) said that fasting the day of Arafat expiates for the sins of the past year and the year to come.
Eid prayer information
The Eid prayer will be held at the Airpark Rec Center 3720 NW 46th St, Lincoln, NE 68524. Takbeerat begin at 7:00 AM, Eid prayer is at 8:00 AM, and the Khutbah will end at 8:45 AM. Please bring your prayer rug and follow instructions of staff and volunteers. There will be donation boxes, please donate generously. Click here to download the Eid flyer.
Eid Mubarak to everyone.
May you all have a very happy and blessed Eid.