When Is Ramadan 2023

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection and community. In 2023, Ramadan is expected to begin on **Wednesday, March 22** and continue through **April 21**, ending in the celebratory Eid al-Fitr .

During Ramadan, Muslims fast from dawn until sunset each day. They break their fast with a meal called iftar and often gather with family and friends for evening prayers and meals. The end of Ramadan is marked by Eid al-Fitr, a three-day celebration that begins after the sighting of the new moon.