Public Holidays in United Arab Emirates in 2019

United Arab Emirates Upcoming Holidays in United Arab Emirates

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2019 This National holiday is in 20 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Israa & Miaraj Night
Israa & Miaraj Night

3 April 2019 This National holiday is in 112 days. Isra and Mi'raj marks the Night Journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and the ascent into...

Eid Al Fitr
Eid al-Fitr

5 June 2019 This National holiday is in 175 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

United Arab Emirates List of national public holidays of United Arab Emirates in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Wednesday April 03 Israa & Miaraj Night
Wednesday June 05 Eid Al Fitr The end of Ramadan
Thursday June 06 Eid Al Fitr Holiday Probable holiday
Sunday August 11 Arafat (Haj) Day Arafat Day or Day of Arafa is the second day of the Haj
Monday August 12 Eid Al Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Tuesday August 13 Eid Al Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Wednesday August 14 Eid al-Adha Holiday Probable holiday
Sunday September 01 Hijri New Years Day Islamic New Year
Sunday November 10 Prophet Mohammed's Birthday
Saturday November 30 Martyrs' Day
Monday December 02 National Day
Tuesday December 03 National Day Holiday


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  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given
  • in UAE, the weekend is Friday and Saturday
  • A public holiday can be moved to the beginning or to the end of a week if it falls between two working days
  • Public sector workers receive more public holidays than the private sector

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